Gender Rights

WOCON is the foremost center to focus on gender, health and human rights, and combines strong commitment to service and advocacy with Human rights education in Nigeria and the sub-Saharan region of Africa.

Women's Consortium of Nigeria was founded by Mrs. Bisi Olateru - Olagbegi because of her concern for the plight of the Nigerian woman, and the gender persecution and violations of their human rights they suffer throughout their lives due to ignorance, superstitious beliefs and poverty.

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2018: PRESS FOR PROGRESS

Although it is believed that gender parity is still about 200 years away from being a reality, it is important to note that women, especially as a marginalized group, can #pressforprogress by challenging stereotypes and bias, forging positive visibility of women, influencing others' positive beliefs, maintaining a gender parity mindset and celebrating women’s achievements.

In Nigeria, gender parity is almost appearing to be non-achievable except for the strives and efforts of some State and non-State actors.

WOCON’S Parallel Event at the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women – March 7, 2013

WOCON’s parallel event at the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 4-15 March 2013

 

Event Title: Documentary on survivors of violence against women and panel discussion on initiatives for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sponsors:  Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) ECOSOC Accredited
Nigerian Ministry of Women Affairs

Event has been scheduled for

Date: Thursday, 7 March 2013

WOCON’S PARALLEL EVENT – MARCH 7 2013: WOCON’s parallel event at the 57th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women 4-15 March 2013

Event Title: Documentary on survivors of violence against women and panel discussion on initiatives for the prevention of violence against women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sponsors:  Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) ECOSOC Accredited
Nigerian Ministry of Women Affairs
Event has been scheduled for
Date: Thursday, 7 March 2013
Time: 10:30 am
Venue: V-Hall Armenian Convention Center, 630 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10016
 
Documentary:

16 Days Activism on Gender Violence 25 Nov -10 December 2012

The 16 Days Activism on gender Violence will take place from November 25 -December 2012.

The flag off of the campaign will be a joint activity of the Working group of eight on Violence against Women (WG8 on VAW)  with the support of the Justice for All (J4All) at the Oshodi Motor Park on the 26th Nov 2012 at 10am

There would be a musical parade and sensitisation of the people around the motor park on the different forms of gender violence to highlight the 16 Days campaign.

Gender Rights

WOCON is the foremost center to focus on gender, health and human rights, and combines strong commitment to service and advocacy with Human rights education in Nigeria and the sub-Saharan region of Africa.
 
Women Rights in Nigeria
Women Rights in Nigeria Women's Consortium of Nigeria was founded by Mrs. Bisi Olateru - Olagbegi because of her concern for the plight of the Nigerian woman, and the gender persecution and violations of their human rights they suffer throughout their lives due to ignorance, superstitious beliefs and poverty.