Women

GENDER-RESPONSIVENESS ASSESSMENT

Supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands, Women Environmental Programme (WEP), carried out assessment of policies and legislations of Benue State, to ascertain how well these policies and legislations have addresses gender issues and how well they will contribute to the actualization of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This is part of the activities under her project “Ensuring Effective Implementation of Programmes, Policies and Legislations, that Contribute Towards Achieving Gender Equality in Nigeria by 2030.” WEP had in March 2017, engaged a Consultant,...

POLICY CONSULTATION ON SDGS IN NIGERIA

  Women Environmental Programme (WEP), on 27 June, 2018 at The Consort Luxury Suites, Plot 799 Kaura District, Abuja, organized a policy consultation on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This policy consultation was part of the activities of the Women2030 project, which created a platform for different stakeholders to discuss Nigeria’s SDGs’ plans, policies and programmes, and make necessary recommendations that will help the country realize the SDGs. Stakeholders at the event were drawn from the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of...

SUB-GRANTS TO WOMEN AND GENDER CSOS IN NIGERIA

  WEP has provided sub-grants of 1000 Euros each, under the Women2030 project,  to 11 women and gender CSOs in Nigeria to implement activities that promote gender equality and contribute to the overall attainment of SDGs in the country. The organizations and activities supported are: Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st): Capacity building of policy makers and women’s CSOs and awareness raising on climate change and the UNFCCC’s Gender Action Plan (GAP) in Lagos, Ogun and Oyo States of Nigeria. The aim is for policy makers...

CSOs TRAINING ON GENDER AND SDGs

WEP TRAINS WOMEN-FOCUSED CSOs ON GENDER AND SDGs – AS THE WORLD COMMEMORATES ANOTHER INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY Congratulations to all women all over the world as we mark the 2017 International Women’s Day! Every 8 of March is celebrated around the world as International Women’s Day, to recognize the achievements made by women in political, economic and social development of the society at all levels, ranging from the family, community, subnational, national and global levels. This Day is also meant to drive home the...