Network for Justice and Democracy

Organisation's type: Civil Society Organisation (CSO) / Organisation de la Société Civile (OSC)

Organization Acronym *: NJD

Year of Registration *: 2004

Year of Commencement of Operations *: 2004

Contact Information

  • Postal Address *: No. 42 Mission road Benin city Edo State Nigeria
  • Office Location: No. 42 Mission road Benin city Edo State Nigeria
  • Region *: Edo
  • Country *: Nigeria
  • City *: Benin
  • Telephone *: 234 80 37171817
  • Fax :
  • Email *: njd_ngo@yahoo.com
  • Website *: www.justiceanddemocracy.org

Activities

  • Vision *: Empowered women with better lives
  • Mission *: Our mission is to promote and defend reproductive rights, gender equality, combat the ills of human trafficking and advance the cause of democracy through research, advocacy, education and mobilization.
  • Thematic Areas *: Education / Education,Human Rights / Droits de l’Homme
  • Target Group: National / Nationale
  • Key Objectives *: To promote women's rights through litigation and education
  • Core Competencies *: Advocacy / Plaidoyer
  • Government Engagement:

More Information

  • Major or Current Achievements *: (i) Peer Education project and Formation of HIV/AIDS/Health Clubs in Eight selected Secondary Schools in Three Local Government Councils in Edo State. Sponsored by Edo State HIV/AIDS Programme Development Project (ii) Publication of a Book on HIV/AIDS, Human Rights and Law funded by the Edo State HIV/AIDS Programme Development Project, 2005. (iii) Presentation of Lectures on Human Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS in a Workshop organized by at Benin Motel Plaza, G.R.A, Benin city. 2007. (iv) Publication of a 357 - page Book on Human trafficking titled “International Perspectives and Nigeria Laws on Human Trafficking” jointly funded by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters and by the United States Office To Monitor and combat Trafficking in Persons in 2005. (v) Successful Organization of a Workshop on “Towards the Elimination of Human Trafficking” on 28th September 2006 at Young Women Christian Association Building No. 29 Airport road, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Sponsored by the United States Office to Monitor and combat Trafficking in Persons in 2005 (vi) Free legal services, counseling and support to victims of human trafficking to the knowledge of National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic In Persons and Other Related Matters, Benin Zonal Office, Nigeria. (vii) Co-prosecuting Anti Human Trafficking cases in the Magistrate Court with the Edo State Ministry of Justice. (viii) Presentation of Lectures on Human Rights Abuses in Human Trafficking to Youths of the Youth Resources Centre, Benin City. (ix) Successful Organization of Project 17 (2007) on Advocacy/Sensitization programs and Seminar on Human Trafficking, sponsored by the United Nations Office of High Commissioner on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland under its Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. (x) Successful Organization of Grants on Project 570 (2009) on Victims of Torture sponsored by the United Nations Office of High Commissioner on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, under its Voluntary Trust Fund on Torture. (xi) Beneficiary of Grants on Project P. 55 (2009) on Child labour sponsored by the United Nations Office of High Commissioner on Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland, under its Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery. (xii) Counter Trafficking Initiative implemented by the International Organization for Migration, Nigeria and the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons and Other Related Matters, Nigeria May 2010 – December 2011. (xiii) Consultative Workshop on National Referral Mechanism on Trafficking in Persons organised by the National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and Other Related Matters and International Labour Organization under the auspices of European Union Funded Projects at the Airport Hotel, Lagos. 15 – 16th August 2012.
  • Functional Board *:
  • Number of Board Members *: 5
  • List Expertise of Board Members *: Dispensation of Justice, Maternal Health, Academic, Insurance
  • Organisational Strategic Plan *:
  • Head of Organisation *: Gbadamosi, Olaide Abass
  • Name of Contact Person *: Profesor Gbadamosi Olaide Abass
  • Position of Contact Person *: Director
  • Number of Staff *: 24
  • Number of Males *: 14
  • Number of Females *: 10

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