WRAPA WORKSHOP IN JOS: DAY2 UPDATE: WE ARE NOW AWARE THAT CREATING SAFE SPACES ARE POSSIBLE—-PARTICIPANTS

By: Valentine Adese (JP),

Women’s Rights Advancement And Protection Alternative’s Two (2) Day’s Workshop has entered Day Two (2) in Jos, the Plateau State capital, with participants recapping their experiences and knowledge so far gained from the workshop.

The participants, been emotionally motivated by the sessions in Day One (1), voluntarily shared their knowledge during today’s sessions.

PARTICIPANTS

Unanimously, the 25 participants had pointed out that, the workshop has exposed to them and has made them know that, creating of Safe Spaces for violated women and girls, who may be Victims/Survivours is possible.

The participants, while further sharing their opinions on Day One (1) Sessions said, they now know that, lobbying, supporting fellow women, protecting evidences of violations, involving Traditional, Cultural and Spiritual leaders in fighting to protect the rights of women and girls in any community are very necessary.

You would recall that, WRAPA is a Non-Governmental and a Non-Profit making charitable organization, which is funded by Ford Foundation to eradicate all forms of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) in Nigeria.

The ongoing workshop according to the Plateau State Coordinator, Jummai Madaki, is for Tools Development, to aid the creation of Community-Based Safe Spaces and Reporting Mechanism for Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG).

As at the time of filing this report, the participants have entered Day Two (2) Technical Session.

MORE TO COME…!

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