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Official Commissioning and Handover of Confidential Gender Desk To Bayelsa Police Command

The official commissioning and handover of an equipped Confidential Gender Desk to the Bayelsa police Command to promote effective responses and practice change on incidences of  Violence against Women and girls (VAWGs) in the State on 21/7/2017.   This project was carried out with support from NSRP. The initiative behind this project was a feedback […]

Vacancy Announcement (2 Positions) –

 NATIONAL COALITION ON GAS FLARING AND OIL SPILLS IN THE NIGER DELTA (NACGOND)  Vacancy Announcement (2 Positions) Introduction:  NACGOND is a partnership of twenty member civil society groups that seek to address the lingering environmental degradation associated with oil spill, gas flare and illegal oil bunkering in the Niger Delta. It is also a vehicle that […]

Gender And Development Action(GADA)/ Women in Peace and Security Network(WPSN) Rivers State Vanguards For Action

Vanguards For Action(V4A) are members of community movements comprising of men and women, committed to fighting for and creating awareness on the rights of women; their role in peace building; motivating women to participate in governance; and fighting against Gender Based Violence by encouraging reporting, teaching preventive measures, fighting for the protection of the rights […]

A COMMUNIQUE ISSUED ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIOANAL PEACE DAY 2015 AFTER A ONE DAY INTERACTIVE MEETING WITH STAKEHOLDERS, CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS AND THE MEDIA.

The celebration of this year International Peace Day marks another milestone in the efforts to educate, enlighten and sensitize citizens on the need to create sustainable peace in the society. In accordance with the United Nation’s theme for this year’s celebration , “Partnership for Peace; Dignity for All”, several organisations with same vision came together […]

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF THE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE DAY ORGANIZED BY WOMEN IN PEACE AND SECURITY NETWORK FACILITATED BY GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT ACTION (GADA) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE RIVERS STATE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NIGERIA STABILITY AND RECONCILIATION PROGRAMME

Preamble The Women in Peace and Security Network (WPSN) is a loose network of State and non-State actors from CSOs, Faith Based Organisations, Media, CBOs, Women Groups, Security Agencies, individuals, relevant MDAs and community women, aimed at ensuring sustainable peace and security in Rivers State with support from the British Council under the Nigeria Stability […]