16 days of Activism against Gender-based violence on the Flashlight Actions on Girls Safety (FLAGS) Project Funded by the UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women and Girls.
TCF flagged off the 16 Days of Activism with an impactful press conference. The event brought together key figures from various sectors, including representative to the Minister of Education, the Deputy Head of Mission Japan Embassy, Palladium Chief of Party, Strengthening Civic Advocacy And Local Engagement (SCALE), Ministry Of Women Affairs, NAPTIP, FIDA, Medical Women Association of Nigeria, FCT Police Gender Desk Officer, Bwari Health Department, Child Protection Network, 100 Women Lobby Group, Natcom UNESCO, NOGAALS, Private sectors, UBEB, FLAGS girls, Community leaders, Community Action Committee members, TCF Board of Trustees, team members, and the press.
During the conference, TCF’s Executive Director delivered a compelling statement, providing insights into the significance of the 16 Days of Activism, highlighting the achievements of the FLAGS project with an analysis of the number of cases reported and managed and addressing the challenges faced. This provided a background to an interactive Questions and answer session, with participants making their voices count in the fight against gender-based violence.
The Representative of the Federal Minister Of Education led other participants to take joint action to officially flag off the 16 Days of Activism with the theme UNITE! INVEST To Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls. The event was a resounding success, marking a significant step forward in our collective efforts to end gender-based violence.