WHAT WE DO

Advocacy

– Control the proliferation of small arms and light weapons in Nigeria through sustained advocacy for the full implementation of International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS)
– Develop and implement arms control programmes using evidence generated through arms control assessment study
– Advocacy for greater involvement of women in arms control and disarmament programs

Strategy

– Adopt and implement relevant components of the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons
– Strengthen Care and Support Systems for Victims as well as Increase capacity for violence prevention and victim
– Reduce risk factors for violence and rates of violence incidence
– Deepen awareness creation on Arms Trade Treaty and International Programme of Action on arms control (more…)

Capacity Building

– Economic empowerment of the disadvantaged through life skills acquisition and small enterprises development within Nigerian skills space
– Training on relevant tools (UNSCR 1325, NAP, VAPP Act, GOE Bill) to aid Protect the rights of children, women as well as the vulnerable and mitigate the impact of armed violence on them and the communities in which they live.
– Improve partnership and networking as well as communication with other organisations, partners, clients and stakeholders

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TARGET GROUP

IANSA Women Network Nigeria emphasises local ownership. We create capacity building activities strategized to make the most impact and lasting results. Timely review meetings to ensure project delivery on scope, time, budget, and with shared values. Based on local context and demands, we use a variety of instruments including training, mentoring, immersion, evidence based advocacy, (more…)

PROGRAMME APPROACH

Our programme approach is based on critical study and evaluation. Taking into account the local framework and mandate as well as engaging our technical expertise and that of relevant stakeholders in keeping with our mission and objectivies to promote sustainable development for women, children and youth, mainstreaming gender in all activities throughout the project life cycle.

PARTNERSHIP AND NETWORKS

IANSA Women Network Nigeria collaborates with agencies and community based organizations in the implementation of her activities and projects using multidisciplinary approach towards local framework to help the complex, social, environmental and economic challenges. Some of the activities implemented range from women political participation, promoting community participation in (more…)

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Our Projects

MAINSTREAMING GENDER INTO HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE IN NIGERIA

Baseline Survey for Emergency Assistance to Women/Girl IDPs and other Women/Girls Survivors of Insurgency in Northern (Gombe, Adamawa and Bauchi […]

INTERVENTION FOR THE REHABILITATION AND RE-INTEGRATION OF THE RELEASED CHIBOK WOMEN/GIRLS AND A CHILD

A Full-scale rehabilitation and reintegration with funds from the Nigeria office of UN Women, with support of the Japan Embassy. […]

PROMOTING WOMEN’S ENGAGEMENT IN PEACE AND SECURITY IN NORTHERN NIGERIA (GOMBE STATE) ON-GOING

Funded by the European Union and implemented by UN Women, in collaboration with UNICEF, IANSA Women Network Nigeria, and the […]

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