Country Nigeria
Year 2011
Type of Measure Institutional mechanisms, Research and statistical data > Other research and statistical data
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description


The Federal Government of Nigeria has established an Agency, known as the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), responsible for collecting, compiling, analyzing, interpreting, publishing and disseminating statistical information relating to the socio-economic life and conditions of the people of Nigeria.  These include matters relating to gender based violence that are population-based and regular national surveys focused.  The Bureau coordinates the development and management of official statistics in all the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies, State Governments Statistical Agencies and Local Government Councils.

For more information on the NBS, please click here.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Nigeria to the questionnaire on violence against women 2011