Her Excellency the deputy Governor Dame Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo graciously provided FIDA Rivers a Safe Haven that will serve as a temporary shelter for victims\survivors of violence and all forms of abuse.
FIDA Rivers Executive members visited the home today the 5th of November 2019 for assessment.
FIDA Abuja was at the Faculty of Law, BAZE University On the 27th of September to train law students on Gender based Violence. They were trained by the branch’s remarkable Assistant General Secretary, Ezinwa Obiajunwa, a passionate activist on issues relating to gender equality, children and human rights violations with over 5 years’ experience.
The event captured all the various forms of GBV and achieved the purpose of educating the youth, understanding that they are the future of tomorrow.
FIDA Abuja took up this project in partnership with Oxfam voice project and looks forward to a continuing relationship in sensitizing the Nigerian people on the VAPP Act and other relevant laws in line with the FIDA objectives.
Rumuokrushi Community played Host to FIDA Rivers on Thursday the 26th September 2019.
The delegation led by the Chairperson Pst. Ngozi Ighosevbe.
The program which had over a hundred participants, had the Chaiperson pst Ighosevbe giving an overview of the VAPP Act and Sisters Chidinma Otuka, Kemi Ogunnoiki, Esther Achor- Korienta, Mercy Hirse- Damina further enlightening them on various sections provided in the abridged version of the Act.
On the 25th of September 2019, FIDA Imo State branch Secretariat building was commissioned by His Excellency the Governor of Imo State Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha ably represented by Nze Meekam Mgbenwelu (Hon Commissioner for Technology Development). Members of the Board of Trustees and the National Executives of FIDA Nigeria were also in attendance.
FIDA Nigeria Rivers state branch was hosted by the State’s Deputy Governor Dr. Nrs. Ipalibo Harry Banigo on Monday the 23rd September 2019, to discuss possibilities in ensuring a temporary rehabilitation space for traumatized victims \ survivors of all forms of abuse\violence.
FIDA Rivers sincerely appreciates this great opportunity and kind gesture from our amiable humanitarian Deputy Governor.
INT’L WOMENS’ PEACE GROUP in collaboration with FIDA PLATEAU (Int’l federation of Women lawyers), NAWOG (Nat.Asso.of women journalist) VOV, WGRDI & JPRM during a sensitization walk & a visit to Zang commercial IDP camp Bukuru to mark the Int’l Womens’day. #PressForProgress.
Centre for the Advocacy of Justice & Rights (Cajr) in partnership with FIDA plateau & WOMEN 4 WOMEN INT’L during module 1 training of change agents to support communities to inform policy change & implementations related to gender equality/empowerment of women as part of ongoing project in Jos East, Riyom & pankshine local government areas of Plateau State.
Fida Plateau in collaboration with Women for Women International was @ Pushit in Mangu L.G.A for a one day sensitization awareness to the women on: (1) Promoting gender equality (2) women n households decision making (3) Women’s Right n d law (4) Ownership, inheritance n control of Asset (5) Domestic violence n rape (6) Women n civic participation.
International Federation of women lawyers (Fida) plateau State chapter, during an advocacy visit to Plateau State Attorney General/Commissioner of Justice.The visit was aimed at strengthening partnership with d office of the Attorney General to help deal with issues affecting vulnerable women & children .issues ranging from prosecution of offences against indegent women/children, inheritance, custody & maintenance of children etc.
FIDA, Ondo State Chapter, called on the wife of the Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure.
FIDA, International Federation of Women Lawyers, Ondo State Chapter, called on the wife of the Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, at the Government House, Alagbaka, Akure. The First Lady assured the organisation, whose mission is to promote, protect and preserve the rights, interests and well-being of women and children through the use of legal framework to ensure that they live free from all forms of discrimination, violence and abuse in the society, that the present administration in the state appreciates the significant role FIDA plays in Ondo state.