Archive for the ‘Women in Peace and Security Network’ Category

Stop Violence Against Women March – Bayelsa State

In Giving voice to the venerable group and unsung heroes , GADA Marched from Ekeki Park with good women and relevant Stakeholders in Bayelsa State. Hand in Hand we marched to the house of Assembly and to the Government House.  On behalf of Survivor’s Of Violence, Women, Girls and Children,we asked that the Government should […]

A REPORT ON TOWN HALL MEETING HELD IN KE-DERE, GOKHANA, RIVERS STATE, ON THE 2ND OF SEPTEMBER 2015, FACILITATED BY GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT ACTION, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NIGERIA STABILITY AND RECONCILIATION PROGRAMME

prayer, from one of the women leaders of the community. The cIntroduction This report documents the outcome of the town hall meeting held in Ke-Dere community in GOKHANA Local Government Area Rivers State. GADA had a prior engagement with the community leadership on the 23rd of August 2015 to introduce GADA/WPSN and inform them of […]

Women Peace and Security Network Community Entry at Obua/Odua, Rivers State.

  Executive summary Since 2013, cult activities and politically driven conflict have severely reduced the potential of women’s right as well as peace and development in the Obua/Odual local government areas. The contraction of conflict and its negative effect on vulnerable group (women, girls and physically challenged person) have not been sufficiently compensated by the […]

REPORT ON THE COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE DAY FACILITATED BY GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT ACTION (GADA) IN COLLABORATION WITH THE RIVERS STATE MINISTRY OF WOMEN AFFAIRS, WITH SUPPORT FROM THE NIGERIA STABILITY AND RECONCILATION PROGRAMME(NSRP).

    Introduction On June 20th every year, there is a global commemoration of the International Refugee Dayto recognise the plights of millionsof people who are displaced as a result of conflicts, natural disasters, socio-economic factors and persecutions. The objective of the global commemoration of the International Refugee/IDP Day is to recognise the plights of […]

COMING SOON: ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION ON THE COMMEMORATION OF INTERNALLY DISPLACED PERSONS IN RIVERS

BRIEF HISTORY OF WORLD REFUGEE DAY   For years, many countries and regions have been holding their own events similar to world refugee day. It is one of the most widespread events in Africa, which is celebrated on June 20 in many countries. The UN general Assembly adopted a resolution to express its solidarity with […]