Don Proffers Solution to Gender Violence

A Senior Lecturer at the Department of Islamic Law, Dr. Mansur Isa Yelwa, has proffered three means of remedying gender-based violence in accordance with the Islamic legislation which includes religious education and awareness, social counselling and sanctions as well as the provision of legal sanctions.
Dr. Yelwa who was delivering a lecture titled: “Gender-Based Violence: The Islamic Perspective,”

Set Befitting, Flexible Agenda for CGS - VC Urges Round-Table Discussants

Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Professor Muhammad Yahuza Bello, has said that the establishment of Centre for Gender Studies was a clear manifestation of the University‟s vision to remain relevant in promoting contemporary issues of immense importance to societal development. Professor Yahuza Bello disclosed this while speaking during the Agenda Setting Round-Table Discussion that would give direction to Centre for Gender Studies on Monday, 20th June, 2016, challenging the participants to set an agenda that was flexible so that when the need to effect change arose it would be easier to make.



As the world focuses and faces new challenges in the areas of family, religion, human rights, politics and democratic governance, the need for a centre for Gender Studies can hardly be overemphasized. Women constitute a large chunk of the disadvantaged even though they make up more than half of the population in Nigeria (2006 Census). They are the least educated and politically underrepresented in Northern Nigeria notwithstanding the unrivalled position and respect Islam has accorded them...