Archive for September 2014

Women In Peace and Security Network, Rivers State

  Goal: To Ensure sustainable peace and security in Rivers State. Objectives: To enhance the capacity of women to engage in peace building processes and governance To foster peace actions and peace building processes in communities, the State and the Nation To build partnerships and mobilise relevant stake holders to promote peace in Rivers state […]

Women’s Political Empowerment Project

Coming Soon

Optional Protocol to the African Charter on the Rights of Women in Africa

This is a an agreement which describes in detail the rights of women as approved and agreed to by Nigeria to be respected, preserved and promoted in addition to the provisions of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Gender equality which means men and women shall be treated equally is a principle enshrined […]

National Gender Policy

What is the National Gender Policy? It is a document approved by the Federal government of Nigeria containing its plans towards the equal fair treatment of men and women, its reasons for the plan and what it hopes to achieve. Why do we need a Gender Policy? Nigeria needs it if we are to succeed […]

CEDAW

The United Nations proclaims that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights and everyone is entitled to rights and freedoms in the Universal Declaration of human rights without any distinction based on sex. Nigeria is a member of the United Nations and has signed the International convention on human rights. […]