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2014

Promoting women’s engagement in peace and security in northern Nigeria

Nigeria

Titre : Promoting women’s engagement in peace and security in northern Nigeria

Pays : Nigeria

Date : April 2014 - March 2017

Contexte
Women are usually the most affected by violent conflicts but yet are largely excluded from peace-building and conflict resolution processes due to factors like patriarchy, ignorance and other socio-cultural impediments. This project seeks to empower women mentors who will participate in peace-building processes in their communities as well as transfer the knowledge gained to other women.

Objectifs
* Enhance a conducive environment for implementation of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 at the national level and in selected states, Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Wards * Increase access to reporting mechanisms and protective services for girls and women affected by human rights abuses, including gender-based violence (GBV), in three states of northern Nigeria. * Enhance a conducive environment for implementation of UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325 at the national level and in selected states, Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Wards. * Gendered design and implementation of peace architecture, including forums for dialogue, early warning systems and rapid response mechanisms for conflict resolution. Enhanced community peace-making capacities of women. * Improved local capacity to monitor report and document human rights situations affecting girls and women in 4 States in Northern Nigeria as well as improved response to specific needs/concerns of vulnerable women and girls. * Selective, participatory social mobilization (review of social norms) developed and implemented to prevent and mitigate risks and threats of gender-based violence in conflict context.

Mise en œuvre : United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)

Budget : 9 600 000.00 €

European Commission (DEVCO)

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