War Against Female Genital Mutilation Project, Osun State

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One voice initiative for women and children emancipation (OVIWCE), upon being conversant with the most prominent issue faced by the female populace of Osun state, decided to embark on  “ the war against female genital mutilation” project. Statistics showed that Osun state has the largest percentage of this practice in Nigeria, hence, the importance to […]

August Youth Forum, Nekede, Imo State

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The August Youth Forum was held to commemorate the International Youth Day – 12th August. The theme was “Depression Amongst Youths ;a social malady…  Speakers present in the event were:1. Dr.Ekene Cosmos, Director, BLAS Innovative Minds (focused on SDG 3 and 4), a doctor at Imo State University Teaching Hospital. He spoke on the topic:Health Implications […]

9-Weeks Skill Acquisition Programme at Children of Promise Ministries Orphanage Home, Ibadan

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In partnership with Dare To Be Different Initiative, One Voice Initiative for Women and Children Emancipation organized a Four-Month skill training for Children at the Children of Promise Ministries where the children were taught 3 different core skills and given a hand book on one other skill. The four skills being; Interior Decoration handled by […]

RECYCLEGARB IbadanGoesGreen, July 20, 2018.

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RECYCLEGARB in conjunction with other CSOs and NGOs in Oyo State organised a 2-Day Climate Change/ Recycling Sensitization drive tagged “IBADAN GOES GREEN”. Ibadan Goes Green is an annual RecycleGarb initiative which aims at educating the public about their environment and waste to wealth creation. On 20th July 2018, curtain fell for IBADAN GOES GREEN […]

Cervical Screening Program, July 4-6, 2018

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With Human Papillomavirus Infection (HPV) implicated in up to 90% of cervical cancer cases, the scourge is on the rise. This was a drive for a cervical cancer  screening program organized by FUTA Women’s Forum. The screening and sensitization was performed by Health Education for Women and Aged Initiative with members of One Voice Initiative […]

ONE VOICE INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN AND CHILD EMANCIPATION (OVIWCE) OSUN STATE REPORT ON PREVALENCE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) IN THE STATE

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or circumcision of female external genitals is simply the cutting or removal of the parts of the female external genitalia (labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, et cetera), depending on the type of FGM. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “all procedures that involve partial […]

​AFRICAN WOMEN SUMMIT FOR DEVELOPMENT BY THE COALITION OF WIVES OF PRESIDENTS AND VICE-PRESIDENTS IN AFRICA FOR PEACE (COWAP).

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Our Executive Director, Ms. Abisola Ahmed was a Nigerian Delegate at the COWAP SUMMIT in Abuja, Nigeria. The Summit was between 21st and 22nd April, 2018 at the Ladi Kwali Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. The Summit is an annual meeting of Wives of Presidents, Vice-Presidents, Influential African Women and upcoming Women Leaders.   […]