127 voluntary returnees arrived safely yesterday 2nd April 2019 from Libya and WOCON (represented by Ms. Morenike Omaiboje(Director of Programmes) was invited under the umbrella of Network of CSOs Against Child Trafficking, Child Abuse and Labour "(NACTAL), to attend the press briefing and the profiling of the returnees.
Conferences and Meetings
WOCON has been actively participating and contributing at conferences and meetings around its focus areas. These participation has been at levels such as grassroots, locals, states, national and international. The Conferences and Meeting are focused on issues such as:
- Social Development
- Trafficking in Women
- Child prostitution and sexual exploitation
- Human Rights and Trafficking Women and Children
- Fight against Trafficking in Children
- Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC)
- Trafficking and Child Labour Abuja
The sixty-third session of the commission on the status of women took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11th to 22nd March, 2019. Representative of member states, UN entities and accredited non-governmental organization (NGOs) from all regions of the world attended. The theme for the meeting include :social protection systems , access to public services and sustainable infrastructure for gender equality and also the empowerment of women and girls .There was a review theme of the sixtieth session on women's empowerment and the link to sustainable development.
Women Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) in collaboration with The Ogun Home Grown School Feeding Program project on Promoting Accountability in Ogun Home Grown Feeding Program (HGSFP) which is sponsored by MacArthur foundation.
About 80 stakeholders from different local government were presence at the meeting for the accountability of the on going school feeding program.
Pictures from makoko community out reach on the 5-12-2018 on Campaign Against Sex Trafficking (C-A-S-T 2018) .. Venue:Makoko round about tabs, Lagos. .... About 40stakeholders including igbo, Hausa and Even Community, the Ashupa of Makoko, the chief Imam, the pastor of Celestial Church of Christ, members of Federation of Muslim Women of Nigeria (FOMWON) , youths, community leaders, market women and the District Police Officer (DPO) were all in attendance.... Presentation given was centred around the following.. 1.Raising Youth as Change Agents .2.