Archive for the ‘Women’s Political Empowerment Project’ Category

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 […]

NFF Press Statement on President Buhari’s Public Misogynistic, Derogatory and Demeaning Comments about His Wife; Aisha Buhari.

RE: NFF Press Statement on President Buhari’s Public Misogynistic, Derogatory and Demeaning Comments about His Wife; Aisha Buhari.   Lagos, 16th October 2016. The NFF and its partners, totally reject and condemn in strong terms the comments made by Nigeria’s President Mohammad Buhari on Friday the 14th of October 2016 in response to his wife’s […]

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 […]