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Conferences and Meetings

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 

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

WOCON visits Falomo Secondary School Ikoyi Lagos for School Based Advocacy as part of the 16days of Activism Against gender based violence's activities

December 8, 2020
WOCON representative discussed and also made presentation and a talk to Falomo Secondary School Ikoyi students and teachers about the various forms of Gender Based Violence, and Sex Trafficking a form of gender based violence which majorly affects women and girls.
Boys are to serve as Change Agents for the elimination of Violence against women and girls.
The Principal, Mrs O. I Onagbola expressed her profund gratitude for such a wonderful time and her school been a benefactor.

Celebrating the 16 Days of activism 2020

December 1, 2020 to December 10, 2020
As part of the activities planned by Women Consortium of Nigeria ( WOCON) in celebrating the 16 Days of activism 2020 , WOCON paid an Advocacy visit to Barr  Benjamin Odeh. 
We had discussions on the relevance of the Domestic Violence law in the elimination of Violence against women and girls. 
He explained that though this law is available but there are challenges on the implementation 


May 22, 2019 to June 1, 2019
Deadline: June 1, 2019
The United Nations has requested Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) as one of the holders of its special consultative Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) status to spread the news about the upcoming deadlines for NGOs who do not yet have this status so they can apply for it. 
We are currently few weeks away from the 1st June 2019 deadline for NGOs to apply for the ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2020 NGO Committee.