16 days of Activism against Gender-based Violence on the GBV Alert for Women and Girls Empowerment (ENGAGE-Her) Project Implemented under the Strengthening Civic Advocacy and Local Engagement (SCALE) Nigeria, Funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Implemented by Palladium.
The ENGAGE-Her team kicked off the 16 Days of Activism with an inauguration event at the Chemline House Training and Event Centre in Ikeja, Lagos State.
In attendance were key representatives from the Lagos State Ministry of Education, International Federation of Women Lawyers in Nigeria (FIDA) Lagos Chapter, Zenith Bank PLC, community leaders, Community Action Committee members, School Guidance counsellors, Facilitators, Project beneficiaries from both schools and communities, TCF team and the media.
The event was marked by an insightful panel discussion, shedding light on the crucial roles of community leaders, school management, government, and private representatives in preventing SGBV.
Project beneficiaries took the stage with an insightful drama presentation. The Q&A session brought engaging interactions, and a commitment statement resonated through the venue, emphasizing the collective dedication to combatting gender-based violence.
A significant highlight was the heartfelt recitation of the “DO NO HARM PLEDGE,” symbolizing a united front against violence and a commitment to fostering a safer community.
Sexual and gender-based violence is a menace in our society, we must all UNITE! Invest to prevent Violence against women and girls
As one of its activities during the 16 days of Activism, the ENGAGE-Her team conducted He4She with the Abakaliki High School boys in Ebonyi State on the need to continue to report GBV cases in their schools and communities.
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As part of the 16 days of activism activities, TCF team in Ebonyi State was delighted to meet with the State Coordinator, of National Human Rights Commission Ebonyi State Chapter Mr Chris Okorie, exploring avenues for collaboration and partnership on the GBV Alert for Women and Girls Empowerment (ENGAGE-Her) project to empower communities and amplify the reporting of cases related to Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV).
Together, we strive for a safer and more just society.
Thrilled to have the Executive Director of Tabitha Cumi Foundation join our team in Lagos for an impactful session as part of the #16DaysofActivism!
She spoke passionately about our ENGAGE-HER project, sensitizing beneficiaries at the safe space on the urgent issues of gender-based violence. Their valuable inputs made it an engaging and empowering session.