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The Launch of the Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Rivers State
16 Aug
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The Launch of the Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Rivers State

 

The Launch of the Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Rivers State on 15th August 2019 by Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) was a success. The torch has been lit and given to them to go into their communities and mobilise and mentor other women. Over 200 WIGN members drawn from d 3 Senatorial Districts in Rivers State took oath of membership.

The oath of membership was administered to the women by Hon Christiana Tamunobereton-Ari, Vice chairperson, Ogu/Bolo LGA, Rivers State. WIGN members will mobilise and mentor other women. Present during the Launch were the Vice chairpersons of the 23 Local Government Areas in Rivers State. This is with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

 

 

 

CEHRD visited the palace of Mene Emmanuel Nyenywa of Nonwa community in Tai LGA
12 Aug
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CEHRD visited the palace of Mene Emmanuel Nyenywa of Nonwa community in Tai LGA

 
CEHRD visited the palace of Mene Emmanuel Nyenywa of Nonwa community in Tai LGA to secure buy in on a Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) funded project focused on improving access to quality Sexual Reproductive Health (SHR), Maternal and Newborn Care in Rivers state.
 
CEHRD team also visited the paramount ruler and chiefs to intimate them on plans to secure 2 female champions each in 10 wards in Tai LGA. The selected female champions will drive the project in the wards and spread the knowledge of quality Sexual Reproductive Health (SHR), Maternal and Newborn Care down to the grassroots.The project will be implemented in 9 months period and will cover 11 LGAs in Rivers State.
Review of the Violence Against Persons(Prohibition)VAPP Law for domestication in Rivers State
01 Aug
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Review of the Violence Against Persons(Prohibition)VAPP Law for domestication in Rivers State

 

CEHRD convened a round table discussion and review of the Violence Against Persons(Prohibition)VAPP Law for domestication in Rivers State.The output of this review will be a memorandum to be presented during the forthcoming public hearing on the passage of the VAPP ACT in Rivers State.

 

In attendance are representations from Arise for Gender and Livelihoods Initiative (Alive), African Women Lawyers Association of Nigeria,(AWLAN) Rivers State Chapter, International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Rivers State Chapter, Hon Samuel Ogeh, member representing Emouha LGA at the Rivers State House of Assembly, and representation from the Ministry of Justice, Rivers State.

 

Community Impact Monitors Quarterly Meeting
31 Jul
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Community Impact Monitors Quarterly Meeting

 

Quarterly meeting with CEHRD trained ESHRIA Community Monitors on existing and emerging related challenges in Ogoni communities. Smart phones were handed to the monitors as a tool to enable them carryout their monitoring and reporting efficiently and effectively. 

Training of community members from Gokana LGA on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up.
31 Jul
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Training of community members from Gokana LGA on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up.

 

Training of local community members from Gokana LGA in Rivers State on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up. This is with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

Training of community members in Eleme LGA on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up
31 Jul
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Training of community members in Eleme LGA on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up

 

Training of oil impacted community members in Eleme LGA of Rivers State on remediation indicators of the Ogoni clean up. This is with support from the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

CEHRD calls  for the speedy domestication of the VAPP Act in Rivers State
18 Jul
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CEHRD calls for the speedy domestication of the VAPP Act in Rivers State

 

CEHRD Governance and Human Rights team engaged on a Radio discussion on Today's 95.1 FM, Rivers State, where they called for the speedy domestication of the VAPP Act by the Rivers State House of Assembly and the Rivers State Government and how such will go a long way to address gender based violence in Rivers State.
 
Violence, both at the home front and the larger society, is fast becoming a trend in the recent day, Nigeria.The Violence Against persons (prohibition)Act (VAPP) was passed into law in May, 2015. The Act was a result of agitations for protection of persons against the different forms of violence.
CEHRD Set-up the Ahoada Branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Ahoada LGA, Rivers State 
17 Jul
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CEHRD Set-up the Ahoada Branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Ahoada LGA, Rivers State 

 

The Ahoada branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) was set up and launched today, 17th July, 2019 in Ahoada LGA,Rivers State by Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD). This is with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

 

The WIGN is a platform designed by CEHRD to bring together women in politics and promote their inclusion and participation in politics. The network encourages women to support each other in politics, irrespective of party affiliations.

CEHRD Set-up the Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Ulakwo. Etche LGA, Rivers State
16 Jul
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CEHRD Set-up the Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Ulakwo. Etche LGA, Rivers State

 

The Ulakwo branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) was set up and launched today 16th July, 2019 in Etche LGA, Rivers State by Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD). This is with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

 

The WIGN is a platform designed by CEHRD to bring together women in politics and promote their inclusion and participation in politics. The network encourages women to support each other in politics, irrespective of parties affiliations.

CEHRD Set-up the Swali Branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Bayelsa State
10 Jul
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CEHRD Set-up the Swali Branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) in Bayelsa State

 

The Swali branch of Women in Governance Network (WIGN) was set up and launched today, 10th July, 2019 in Bayelsa State by Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD). This is with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Abuja.

 

The WIGN is a platform designed by CEHRD to bring together women in politics and promote their inclusion and participation in politics. The network encourages women to support each other in politics, irrespective of party affiliations.