REPORT OF THE DRUG ABUSE CAMPAIGN

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On Wednesday 23rd January, 2019, a Drug Abuse Campaign was carried out in line with the National Drug and Alcohol Fact Week (NDAFW). This was pioneered by Food and Genes Initiatives as part of its Drug Abuse Youth Sensitization (365 Days), of which One Voice Initiative for Women and Children Emancipation was a partner and […]

THE LAST MINUTE

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  Danladi struggled the rough paper out of the pocket of his green khaki shorts; the pen ink was already fading as he made futile efforts to scribble something. His breath was seizing, so, he put the paper aside; his hands, shaking and dripping with blood, holding on to the bullet wound. He croaked “I […]

WOES OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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Permit me to define mutilation according to the Merriam Webster dictionary as ‘to cause severe damage to the body’. Now, that was just to make us understand the gravity of what we’re discussing today. World Health Organisation defines FGM as all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, injury to […]

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 […]

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 […]

​FEED A CHILD INITIATIVE (FACI), June 9, 2018

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On Saturday, 9 June 2018, The Panacea Project in partnership with One Voice Initiative For Women and Children Emancipation (OVIWCE), University of Ibadan Medical Students Association (UIMSA), Pendical, Temidayo Abass and some other renowned Organisations held the maiden edition of the “FEED A CHILD INITIATIVE (FACI). The Event held at Nigeria’s Largest City, Ibadan within […]