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National Council of Women Societies (NCWS)

Asaba, Nigeria
Joined August 2019

The goals of NCWS include among others, to improve the welfare, progress and standard of living of women in Nigeria, and to increase the role of women in governance.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights

The goals of NCWS include among others, to improve the welfare, progress and standard of living of women in Nigeria, and to increase the role of women in affecting political life through access to decision making. Other aims include to ensure through legal and political means that women have the opportunity to participate as responsible members of their communities development and growth. In addition, it encourages the affiliation of all women NGO’s in the country to come under its platform.

People Associated With This Organization

Rachael Obodo-Obunseli

Nigeria  
National Council of Women Societies...
Joined August 2019
Interests: Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
Rachael Obodo-Obunseli, born may 19, 1988. She is a trained lawyer, writer/researcher, Policy Analyst, Community mobilizer, Social entrepreneur, Peace building Actor, Programme specialist and change agent.

Rachael has interest in governance issues, so she champions networks of Civil society organizations on Tax Justice, Transparency in the extractive industry, Open budget, SDGs, economic planning, anti corruption and climate change.
Rachael Obodo-Obunseli is the network champion (main point of contact) for National Council of Women Societies (NCWS).

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