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Promoting Gender Equality Through Women Entrepreneurship Development And Formalization In Nigeria

November 22, 2023
Women's Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) with support from International Labour Organization  convened a 1-day high level policy roundtable dialogue in Lagos to discuss the gaps  in 3 identified policies, namely The National Gender Action Plan, The National Financial Inclusion Strategy  and the Women Economic Empowerment Policy.
These 3 policies support women's enterprise development and formalization in Nigeria 

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSON

July 30, 2023 to August 14, 2023

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is a global observance held on July 30th each year to raise awareness about the alarming issue of human trafficking. It serves as a reminder to take collective action to prevent this crime, protect victims, and prosecute those responsible.

WOCON is passionate about engaging our communities in campaigns, and initiatives organized often to shed light on the plight of trafficking victims and promote efforts to eradicate this violation of human rights.
Call to action is: STOP THE STIGMATIZATION OF TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS.

2023 Children's Day Celebration By WOCON - Empowerment Self Defence (ESD) for Children

May 27, 2023
To mark this year's CHILDREN'S DAY,  WOCON took its awareness raising against child abuse and violence against girls to St. David's Anglican Church,  Lafiaji, Lagos State, where Primary 6 pupils were taken through Empowerment Self Defence (ESD)
 
ESD is all about how to respond to unpleasant and life-threatening attacks.
It is one of WOCON's unique way of violence reduction among women and girls

Awareness Raising Programme: "Risks of Human Trafficking & Irregular Migration to Europe"

May 2, 2023
WOCON collaborated with Nigeria Women Association Verona Italy and Denny Welfare Hub Lagos, to raise awareness on human trafficking and irregular migration by intercepting groups of parents of adolescents as a safeguarding action to prevent them from becoming victims of human Trafficking and Irregular migration.
 
The groups included male and female community elders, women groups including market women and  young women who are parents in 'Lafiaji' area of Lagos State.
 

Use of Appropriate Social Accountability Mechanisms for Advocacy on Ending Violence Against Women & Girls

February 10, 2023

NACTAL LAGOS members along with other partners attending a UN-EU Training organised by WARDC. Women Advocates, Research & Documentation Centre (WARDC) invited different COALITIONS including NACTAL LAGOS CHAPTER to a Workshop on "The Use of Appropriate Social Accountability Mechanisms for Advocacy on Ending Violence Against Women & Girls held on 6th February 2023

Equitability, Inclusivity and Access to Essential Services on the recently concluded COVID 19 Accountability Research held by 80 NGOS including WOCON in Lagos & Ogun States

February 8, 2023
Today 8th February, 2023 @1130 am, Morenike Omaiboje, Director of Programmes, Women Consortium of Nigeria  spoke on RAYPOWER FM on Equitability , Inclusivity and Access to Essential Services on the recently concluded COVID 19 Accountability Research held by 80 NGOS including WOCON in Lagos & Ogun States 
 
Discussions:
1.What is your assessment of reliefs distribution during civic 19 
2. How can the process be more inclusive 
3. How can we ensure that essential services are made easier

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