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ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE KWARA STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

 Kwara State Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project Partners with support from Global Affairs Canada with Action Aid Nigeria partnership paid an advocacy visit to the Kwara state house of assembly calling for the adoption of the violence against persons   (prohibition) Act (VAPP Act) in response to all the prevalent acts against women and girls in the state.

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ADVOCACY VISIT TO THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE AT THE KWARA STATE HEADQUARTERS ON SEXUAL AND GENDER BASED VIOLENCE

Kwara State Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria Project Partners on a high level Advocacy Visit to the Commissioner of Police at the Kwara State Headquarters to call for the strengthening of protection system and girls by security agencies and the imposition of public disciplinary measures against officials of the Nigerian Police force that mishandle cases of Sexual and Gender Based Violence.

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WIDOWS PROGRAMME

Widow goody bag is a program organized to enlighten widows on different type of violence and their effects in the society, their civil and human rights.
It was a joint exercise as staffs of the organization all partook in the program. The widows were enlightened on human trafficking, the danger and effect it brings to children given out to work for unknown and known people. They were educated on the importance of not just knowing the person whom their child/children are living with but also to know exactly where the person is and what their child/children ...

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FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

As the entire world observes the 2020 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation(FGM) celebration on the 6th of February, Olive Community Development Development Initiative in collaboration with the Kwara State Ministry of Sports and Youths Development, embarked on a rally round some streets within Ilorin Town to sensitize parents on the dangers in the practice of female genital mutilation. Being part of the Women Voice and Leadership Nigeria Project, the program is funded by Global Affairs Canada through ActionAid Nigeria.
The rally which involved over Seventy youths across the state, the Hon commissioner, vHon. ...

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OLIVE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE COMMENCES THE IMPLEMENTATION OF OLIVE HOUSEHOLD AND ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING LIVELIHOOD(OLIVE HELP) PROGRAM.

As part of efforts to promote and protect the rights of Women and Girls in Nigeria, Olive Community Development Initiative, (OCDI) with support from ActionAid Nigeria through the Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria Project, announces the commencement of a 5-Year Project in Kwara State with focus on Olive Household Economic Strengthening and Livelihood Program with a view to achieving empowerment for women and girls with financial, infrastructural and educational support as well as the elimination of all forms violence against women and girls through advocacy and sensitization. This project is funded ...

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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM

Are men the only perpetrators of these inhumane acts against women? The answer is capital NO! A house divided against itself cannot stand. That’s the truth when it comes to issue of violence. All hail mother-in-laws who treat their daughters’ in law like plague because she gave birth to all girls. Funny isn’t it? LOOL

Let’s not forget all the Mother ‘Confessors’ who make widows drink water used in washing the corpse of their husbands. Can you just imagine the pain and agony of a woman who just ...

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OLIVE WOMEN SUPPORT PROGRAM (OLIVE-WSP)

Olive Household Economic Strengthening Program (OLIVE HELP) is a program under OCDI livelihood, which aims to  support women with financial and infrastructural resources to boost their businesses which in turn increases their income and improving the general well being of the household thereby contributing to the achievement of SDG 3 by 2020.

We hope to;

• To yearly empower at least 300 women with financial support for micro enterprise development and as such contribute to the achievement of SDG 2 by 2020

• To build the capacity or train at least 300 women yearly on ...

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OLIVE GIRL CHILD SUMMIT AUGUST 2018

From the 6th to 8th of August 2018, OCDI hosted over 50 participants for its annual summer camp, held at Kathryn Dick Memorial Youth Center Eiyenkorin, this camping activity, was designed to reach out to adolescent girls from within Nigeria, and it aimed to
Imbibe in the girls culture of excellence needed to become women of impact and influence through life building skills such as decision making skills, goal setting skills, refusal skills, assertiveness skills and self esteem, Raise awareness about the need for girls to build zero tolerance for academic failure, ...

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OLIVE HOUSEHOLD ECONOMIC STRENGTHENING PROGRAM

Olive Household Economic Strengthening Program (OLIVE HELP) is a program under OCDI livelihood, this program aims at supporting women with financial and infrastructural resources to boost their businesses which in turn increases their income and improving the general well being of the household thereby contributing to the achievement of SDG 3 by 2020.•

We hope to;

• To yearly empower at least 300 ...

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