UN Women Deputy Executive Director Åsa Regnér visits Nigeria to Review The UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women

Mrs Asa Regnar, Deputy Executive Director of UN Women worldwide, paid a visit to Junior secondary school Apo Resettlement, Abuja on the 23rd of October 2019 to preview the UN trust fund to end the violence against women grant. The high key event featured the attendance of important dignitaries which included the UN Women of […]

PARTNERSHIP WITH UNESCO UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT INITIATIVE TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS

The European Union (EU) and the United Nations (UN) embarked on a new, global, multi-year initiative focused on eliminating all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG) – The Spotlight Initiative. The Initiative is particularly focused on sexual and gender-based violence and the harmful practices of child marriage and Female Genital Mutilation. The Initiative […]

PROJECT IMPACT OF THE “ENGAGING BOYS TO END SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE” PROJECT

The project of, “Engaging Boys to End Sexual and Gender-based Violence” has enabled us draw attention to the viability of working with boys and men in addressing sexual violence against both girls and boys. Focus group discussions carried out, as a needs analysis with 48 boys from project schools, confirmed that sexual abuse against boys […]

51 Adolescent Boys Recognized as Advocates Against Child Sexual Abuse

In line with the project funded by the International Center for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) with support from the Institute for War and Peace Reporting which was aimed at Engaging Adolescent boys to END Sexual and Gender Based Violence, we organised a 2-day intensive training/ workshop for the boys who indicated interest to trained as advocates […]

REVIEWING THE RESULTS AND IMPACTS OF THE UNTF PROJECT

To mark the close out ceremony of the Project funded by  the #UNTF funded project in mobilizing communities to End Sexual Violence against Girls in local communities of AMAC, a one day stakeholders meeting was organised to review the results and impacts of the project. This event was held at Merit House, Maitama, Abuja on the 27th […]

Adolescent BOYS taking a STAND to End Sexual and Gender-Based Violence!!!

The workshop was a two-day training which was held on the 11th and 12th of February at Government Secondary School (GSS), Apo resettlement, Abuja. The workshop which is in line with the engaging adolescent boys to end sexual and gender-based violence project being funded by the International Centre for Investigative Reporting (ICIR) with support from […]

TACKLING CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE (TCSA) CONFERENCE 2018

The conference is a yearly program organized by Sexual Offences Awareness and Response Initiative (SOAR Initiative) and this year’s conference was supported by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme. This year’s conference held at New Chelsea hotel, Abuja, on 4th December, 2018 The theme of this year’s conference was addressing gaps and challenges […]

SOAR Initiative trains Teachers to support boys in ending sexual violence

Sexual Offences Awareness and Response Initiative (SOAR Initiative) has sought the support of teachers and youth in engaging adolescent school boys to advocate and campaign against sexual violence. This was done at a training workshop which held at Vines Hotel in Abuja as part of activities under the Engaging Adolescent Boys to End Sexual and […]

SOAR INITIATIVE RECOGNIZES 89 HARDWORKING NYSC ADVOCATE IN ABUJA

To mark the close out ceremony of the Project funded by the#FrenchEmbassy, SOAR Initiative organised a 1- Day Stakeholders meeting, the meeting was aimed at reviewing achievement of the youth advocate against child sexual abuse. The meeting took place on the 10th of October 2018 and had in attendance 9 NYSC officials, the Director of […]