FIDA Plateau: Advocacy visit to the Plateau State house of Assembly to advocate for the domestication of VAPP ACT and a bill for the creation of sexual offence desk at the police station.
On the 6th of December 2019, FIDA Plateau in furtherance with the 16 days of activism, visited the Jos Correctional Center. Before the visit, an assessment was carried out on the pressing needs, which included drugs for those going through psychological trauma.
While in the center, a legal clinic was held for some of the inmates. Also presentations of items such as toiletries, panties, detergents, baby things for expectant mothers etc.
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.