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CIRDDOC Nigeria protects and promotes of human rights and women’s human rights and the strengthening of civil society and institutionalize good governance, gender equality and the rule of law

The Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRDDOC) works in the area of protection and promotion of human rights and women’s human rights and the strengthening of civil society. CIRDDOC is also committed to the institutionalization of good governance, gender equality and the rule of law in Nigeria. CIRDDOC is registered under Part C of Companies and Allied Matters Act, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990. (RC 10,928).

Our strategic Objectives are:

  1. To promote human rights, women’s rights, gender equality, and good governance.
  2. To facilitate access to justice and the rule of law.
  3. To build capacity of civil society to demand accountability from leaders and policy makers.
  4. To facilitate networking, collaboration and partnerships among civil society organizations, and between government and civil society organizations.

Our Vision: A world, in which human rights are guaranteed, protected and enforced on the basis of equality and non-discrimination.

Our Mission: To promote and protect human rights and women’s rights, gender equity, and good governance through the empowerment of civil society and the promotion of access to justice and rule of law.Our Values: Resilience, Mutual Respect, Integrity, Transparency and accountability,
Education and Empowerment, Equality and Equity.

Program Focus Areas

. Education and empowerment
. Democracy & Governance
. Human Rights and women’s rights
. Gender equality
. Conflict Resolution
. Violence against women and HIV/AIDS

Our Methods/Strategies: Research and publications, Capacity building/training Workshops, Civic education, Legal awareness/Outreach programs, Legislative and Social Advocacy, Tribunals on the Violations of Human Rights, Paralegal Scheme, Legal Aid, Library/Resource Centre Services, Seminars/Conferences, Database Development & Management, Judicial Colloquia, Civic Forum and Community Information Centres, Media Events.



I am Mazi Jerry Udochu. I am a senior Program Manager with Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre (CIRRDOC) Nigeria with head office in Enugu State of Nigeria. I am the head of Paralegal and Mediation Department. I attended the first Paralegal training in 1999, and several trainings and Refresher trainings between 2002 to date. I have equally participated in several exchange programs on Access to Justice within and outside Nigeria under HBF and DFID-J4A funded project I am very passionate about assisting people in the rural areas to have access to justice