WOMEN INITIATIVE FOR LEADERSHIP STRATEGY & INNOVATION IN AFRICA (WOMEN AFRICA)

Organisation's type: Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) / Organisation Non-Gouvernementale (ONG)

Organization Acronym *: WOMEN AFRICA

Year of Registration *: 2016

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 2014

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: M134 FCDA SCHEME, EXTENSION III, KUBWA ABUJA
  • Office Location: ABUJA, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY, NIGERIA
  • Region *: Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
  • Country *: Nigeria
  • City *: Kubwa
  • Telephone *: +2348103155516
  • Fax :
  • Email *: womenafrica35@gmail.com
  • Website *: www.womenafrica.org

Activities

  • Vision *: WOMEN AFRICA ENVISIONS A WORLD WHERE THE EFFORTS OF WOMEN AND MEN ARE MEASURED AND VALUED EQUALLY
  • Mission *: TO WORK TOWARDS THE MAXIMIZATION OF WOMEN’S CONTRIBUTIONS TO AFRICA’S DEVELOPMENT POTENTIALS THROUGH CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, CIVIC ENGAGEMENTS, POLICY RESEARCH AND ADVOCACY IN LEADERSHIP, STRATEGY AND INNOVATIONS.
  • Thematic Areas *: Governance / Gouvernance,Human Rights / Droits de l’Homme,Peace and Security / Paix et Securité,Women Empowerment / Emancipation des Femmes,People with Disabilities (PWDs) / Personnes Handicapées,Gender Equality / Egalité des Sexes,Community Development / Développement Communautaire,Women empowerment, peace security,Leadership development,Advocacy
  • Target Group: National / Nationale,Regional / Régionale,Persons with Disability
  • Key Objectives *:  To promote gender equality  To improve and develop people’s knowledge of human rights that will facilitate social inclusion and inclusive development To put in place preventive measures and quick response programs towards eradication of all forms of violence against women, children and women with disabilities through  To promote participatory leadership that strengthens the leadership qualities of women and young people in decision making processes at personal and social levels To impact on the learning and education environment of the society through linkages for scholarships and educational development  To promote peace, equity, stability and sustainable development
  • Core Competencies *: Advocacy / Plaidoyer,Policy Influencing / Influence des Politiques ,Awareness Creation & Sensitization / Prise de Conscience et Sensibilisation,Election Observation and Voter's Education ,Media engagement
  • Government Engagement:

More Information

  • Major or Current Achievements *: 1. Social Media Campaigning, Advocacy and Interventions - #MyGenderPledge, #WomenAfricaCVE on SDG5 & SDG16 2. Coordination with Federal and State Government agencies on Sexual and Gender Based Violence Response and Case Management 3. Convener of #GenderUpdatesNG - Foremost online community of practice for gender and social inclusion practitioners in Nigeria
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 5
  • List Expertise of Board Members *: Human Rights Legal Practitioner, Business Administrator, Gender and Conflict Management Expert,
  • Organisational Strategic Plan *:
  • Head of Organisation *: Chinwe Onyeukwu
  • Name of Contact Person *: Chinwe Onyeukwu
  • Position of Contact Person *: Executive Director
  • Number of Staff *: 7
  • Number of Males *: 2
  • Number of Females *: 5

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