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At the beginning of the WVL project CCAPI had no outstanding recorded success of women’s rights intervention. However, based on past projects implemented by CCAPI as women focused organization in Calabar, Cross River State, we had a list of over 100 vulnerable women and girls living in poverty and suffering Gender Based Violence. Reported cases...
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“The training has taught me to know how to negotiate for payment when rendering my services as ‘Ofiori Ndo , whereas I may have charged little or nothing because of no self-confidence and not knowing the value of what I was doing” ‘Ufiori Ndo’ is a cultural skill amongs the Efik tribe in Calabar that...
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“I am not worried about the father of my child anymore, just looking out for my little boy. People often laugh at me when i’m advocating for people with disability because they feel I’m just another crippled woman but now, they have realised that I am not just another crippled woman but a woman with...
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In 2021 TrueBeauty foundation in Calabar, cross river state under the women voice leadership project sponsored by ActionAid carried out a skill acquisition training on different income generating skills for 50 women and girls and Miss Esther Akpan was part of it. She is a young lady that stays in Uwanse community, Atamunu who has...
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Many Women in Akpabuyo Local Government had suffered marginalization and abandonment after being fully engaged during the Political Campaign to the Elections proper. Again, it is a well-known fact that Women constitute the largest number of Voters according to INEC Records, yet were not given the opportunities to hold important Political Offices.  Francisca Ene Ekpo,...
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Many development issues are deeply rooted in gender inequality. In turn, Gender Based Violence (GBV) has brought about poor progress on development issues such as poverty, access to education and health etc. Issues of education, health and poverty among women and girls will remain unachieved unless gender inequality is addressed. Strengthening the Capacities of Local...
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Acknowledgement: This post was originally published on African Feminism. Any reproduction, redistribution, or modification of this content must be appropriately credited to African Feminism. For inquiries regarding republication, please contact the original source. Ramadan preparations in Nigeria begin long before the crescent moon is sighted. Like many people, I buy food in bulk: rice, millet,...
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Empowering Women in Cross River: A Factsheet on the Women’s Voice and Leadership Project. Explore our initiatives and achievements in Cross River State, highlighting our efforts to empower women, promote gender equality, and drive positive change. Learn how we’re amplifying women’s voices and advancing gender justice in the region. Download Below
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