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Turning Walls into Bridges

Turning Walls into Bridges 2018 was a remarkable year to increase advocacy towards the full implementation of 35% affirmation action. Thanks to the United Nations Funds for Gender Equality which supported activities advocating the full implementation of 35% affirmative action from 2016 through 2019 in South East Nigeria. Alliances for Africa team remained active in […]

Call for Expression of Interest for a Media Consultant

Call for Expression of Interest for a Media Consultant on Strategy for Creating Citizens Awareness and Engagement through Social Innovation messages for traditional and social media engagement in Enugu and Ebonyi States Nigeria Background: Alliances for Africa (AfA) an International, African led, Non- governmental human right, peace and sustainable development organization is currently implementing a […]

December Newsletter

Despite this effort from decades ago, the representation of women in both elective and appointive positions is very low as women are usually marginalized in terms of participating in the process of political leadership and decision making. Download December Newsletter PDF to know more…

GENDER (WOMEN) AND THE ENVIRONMENT

  GENDER (WOMEN) AND THE ENVIRONMENT   GENDER (WOMEN) AND THE ENVIRONMENT  nvironment is one word that has become very popular in the past decade due to the undesirable effect of climate change. What comes to mind when we hear the word environment is our surroundings, trees, water, air, the animals around us and a […]

call for EOI for Trainers

call for EOI for Trainers Call for Expression of Interest as a Trainer in a 2 –day Capacity Workshop on Strengthen Capacity of CSO’s, NGO’s, FBO, Politicians, and Representatives of relevant Institutions in Ebonyi State on Policy Engagement skills, Strategies as promoters and advocates of accountability.   download full note d

September Newsletter (PDF)

September Newsletter (PDF) Cultural Barrier among other factors continues to perpetuate the low representation of women in leadership at national, state and local levels in Nigeria. Working experience with women and traditional rulers at the community level in the southeast shows that four (4) out of the five (5) southeastern states have a cultural or […]

The August Meeting

THE AUGUST MEETING The Aba Women’s Riot was a story I heard while growing up but did not pay much attention to. I was oblivious of the impact it made in the lives of women in the eastern part of Nigeria until I relived history in the play titled “The August Meeting”. The play which […]

Activity Report: Citizenship, Democracy and The Culture of Transactional Politics in Nigeria confrence.

Activity Report: Citizenship, Democracy and The Culture of Transactional Politics in Nigeria confrence. Date of Activity: November, 13th – 14th , 2018. Participants: Youth Leaders and Influencers from all geo-political zones in Nigeria.   Introduction In June 2018, the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Foundation in collaboration with the Olusegun Obasanjo Library convened a retreat to explore […]