Monthly Archives: June 2021

IMPACT STORIES OF OUR WOMEN2030 PROJECT

In 2016, WEP, in collaboration with other partners – WECF International, Global Forest Coalition, APWLD – Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development and Gender and Water Alliance- with financial support from the European Commission commenced implementation of the project – “Women CSOs networking to realize the SDGs, also known as the Women2030 project” in 62 countries. The aim of the project was to ensure that the Sustainable Development Goals were implemented in a gender-sensitive manner with the involvement of...

CHANGE STORY: Mentorship Programme In Communities

Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is building the capacities of young people to become more resilient to radicalization to violent extremism by enhancing their sense of belonging and self-worth. WEP is effectively instilling a sense of purpose and providing guidance to these youths through monthly mentorship sessions in their communities. These meetings provide a platform for mentees to engage, learn, share knowledge and experiences from their everyday lives. They are imparted with skills and knowledge to build a purposeful life and...

PEACE/PVE SENSITIZATION FOR STATE LEVEL SECURITY PERSONNEL IN BENUE

In a bid to finding lasting solutions to insecurity and Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE), Women Environmental Programme (WEP) organized a sensitization workshop to raise awareness against violent extremism and reduce the vulnerability of unsuspecting persons to recruitment and radicalization to Violent Extremism.               As part of activities under her Preventing Violence Extremism (PVE) project being implemented in Benue State with funding from Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF), WEP engages with relevant institutions such as security agencies to...

SUSTAINED ADVOCACY FOR THE PROPOSED BENUE STATE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION BILL

Women Environmental Programme (WEP)’s relentless advocacy for the passage of a proposed bill to establish a youth development commission in Benue state has seen the bill receive great endorsements and support from stakeholders.               At the Advocacy Roundtable for the proposed bill, stakeholders unanimously implored for continued support to ensure speedy passage of the proposed bill to establish a Benue State Youth Development Commission. Stakeholders agreed that a youth development commission was imperative to reducing violence and securing the...