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Proactive Gender Initiatives

Abuja, Nigeria
Joined May 2022

PGI is a youth led Not for profit organization; our mission is to promote effective and equitable governance through legal advocacy, research, public interest litigation and innovative approaches.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Community Paralegals, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Ethnic / Religious Minorities' Rights, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, LGBTQI+ Rights, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights

PGI is a youth led Not for profit organization; our mission is to promote effective and equitable governance through legal advocacy, research, public interest litigation and innovative approaches. We are focused on advancing the rights and inclusion of women, children, youth vulnerable persons and marginalized groups. Our vision is an Egalitarian Nigerian society founded on the rule of law and constitutional democracy.
Our head office is located in Abuja, with focal persons in Imo, Abia, and Rivers State. We have worked pretty much across Nigeria.

People Associated With This Organization

Stephen Orji

Nigeria  
Proactive Gender Initiatives
Joined May 2022
Interests: Children's Rights, Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Legal Aid & Public Interest Law, LGBTQI+ Rights, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Women's Rights
I am development lawyer, human rights advocate and security law expert; passionate about the evolving and dynamic rights of persons. I am presently the director of litigation at Proactive Gender Initiatives, a Not for profit Organization whose mission is to promote effective equitable governance through legal advocacy, public interest litigation and advancing the rights of women, children, vulnerable persons and marginalized groups. My primary purpose of joining the network is to learn and share experiences with other legal aid workers, also i would love to learn about opportunities and innovative solutions which may work in my country.
Stephen Orji is the network champion (main point of contact) for Proactive Gender Initiatives.

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