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Internship with WOCON

April 15, 2019

Michelle Kjege Ettrup, a masters student from Roskilde University, Denmark will be interning with WOCON for the next 3weeks. She studied cultural encounters and also studying same discipline for her masters.

Michelle's internship will involve joining the day to day activities, work and program of WOCON Lagos and also conducting interviews and meeting women experiencing gender based violence as well as women with disabilities.

The sixty-third Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW63 2019)

March 26, 2019

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.

OGUN HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM

March 26, 2019

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.

Ogun Home Grown Feeding Program

Mrs Adenike Esiet the executive director of Action Health Incoporated(AHI) was Live on sweet fm 107.1fm on the 19th March ,2019 at 9am.

She discussed transparency In government funded projects in communities, the important of transparency,the attitude of communities about government program before Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Intervention, what has changed and how active community dwellers to ensure sustainability beyond the project duration.

Makoko Community Outreach

March 20, 2019

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.

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