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Women Africa

Kubwa, Nigeria
Joined July 2019

Women Africa is a Non-Governmental Organisation promoting the broadest participation of women and girls in the leadership space through capacity development, civic education and public advocacy.

Presence in: Ghana, Nigeria
Focus: Access to Information, Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice

Who We Are
Women Africa is a non-governmental, non-profit organization focused on promoting the broadest participation of women and girls in the leadership space through innovative means.

Our work address specifically issues hindering the inclusion of women and girls in decision making processes and this, includes eradication of all forms of violence and the pursuit of a safe, secured and peaceful environment for women and girls.

Our VISION
A world where the efforts of women and men are measured and valued equally.

Our MISSION
To work towards the maximization of the contributions of women to Africa’s development potentials through capacity development, civic engagements, policy research and advocacy in leadership, strategy and innovations.

People Associated With This Organization

Chinwe Onyeukwu

Nigeria  
Women Africa
Joined July 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Gender and Conflict Management Specialist, building strategic leadership and strengthening women and girls' inclusion in decision-making processes.

I have professional experience in gender and peace building, women's right advancement and prevention and demand for accountability for sexual and gender-based violence crimes.

I have worked over the years in Nigeria with grassroots women’s organizations using laws and advocacy to combat violence against women and girls and enhancing the physical security and independence of women in their area.

I am joining the network to learn more about global empowerment initiatives.
Chinwe Onyeukwu is the network champion (main point of contact) for Women Africa.

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