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The Womens Advocate

Abuja, Nigeria
Joined September 2018

The women's Advocate is a legal center for women's Right & advocacy. We advocate for equal rights of women in all spheres of life.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Women's Rights

The women’s advocate provides pro-bono digital legal advice to women on a variety of issues including sourcing legal representation for women in domestic abuses cases, divorce cases, child custody cases, starting up a business, among other financial empowerment initiatives. Advocate for equal rights of women in all spheres of socio- economic life particularly at the work place, schools and other areas where rights of women are systematically subjugated. Raise awareness on violence against women and offer support to women who have encountered such including referring them to organizations who can actively represent them. Advocate for changes in Laws affecting women through engaging with law makers at the Federal and State levels to proactively challenge laws which are favorable to women while promoting and lobbying the adoption and passage of laws on various keys areas for women rights’ protection and empowerment such as abolition of obnoxious customary practices in various states and restrictions under religious precepts that undermine gender equality.

People Associated With This Organization

Chidinma Nwankwo

Nigeria  
The Womens Advocate
Joined September 2018
Interests: Access to Information, Citizenship, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, Women's Rights
Nwankwo Chidinma is a passionate legal practitioner and Advocate Fellow at The Women's Advocate (Legal Center for Women's Right and Advocacy). She has gained professional experience working at Ministry of Justice, Human Right Committee (CLAG), Ebonyi State University Law Clinic in Human right, Women's right, Environmental Law, Freedom of Information law advocacy, Child right advocacy, Health law, Access to Justice and other related areas. She seeks to promote Women's Right and Welfare in Africa with focus on Nigeria
Chidinma Nwankwo is the network champion (main point of contact) for The Womens Advocate.

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