The Women’s Voice and Leadership Project is a five-year Global Affairs Canada development assistance with the goal to support the capacity and activities of local and national women’s organizations and movements seeking to empower women and girls, advance the protection of women and girls’ rights and achieve gender equality and WRAHP is one of the LWROs in this project.

This project has conducted: Community-level assessment of local laws on SGBV
among 11 traditional rulers

  • Conducted advocacy meeting
    with 10 traditional leaders for the
    harmonization of local laws with
    legal provisions to end SGBV,
  • Conducted a one-day male-led
    campaign to mark 16 days of
    activism against SGBV in which 52 males and one female participated
  • Carried out research on
    prevalence of SGBV and its
    linkage with COVID-19 among 374 respondents
  • Produced Radio jingles aired in four local
    languages
  • Advocacy visits to 11 community structure leaders
  •  Produced and distributed 10,000
    IEC materials.
  • Conducted 18 community outreach sessions reaching 1,355 community people.
  • Staff skills audit session
  • Development of M&E Framework
  • Resource mobilization plan, staff database, and Gender Policy
  • Strategic Planning Workshop

WRAHP is also coordinating the project work and providing mentorship to 12 CBOs’ located in 3 senatorial districts in Lagos State
WRAHP has contributed to strengthening the institutional capacity of 12 CBOs’ through the development of an annual work plan, providing guidance on policies such as HR policy, finance policy
CBOs’ have also been equipped with knowledge on safeguarding, human rights programming and women’s peace and security
“Scaling-up SGBV protection services for women and young girls during the COVID-19 Era in Alimosho LGA of Lagos State Project” is also a sub project implemented by Women’s Rights and Health Project (WRAHP) in the 6 LCDAs that make-up Alimosho LGA sought to raise awareness of SGBV, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the urgent need to provide emergency support services for access to justice to survivors of SGBV in Alimosho LGA of Lagos. This is to provide urgent protection services to 120 women, girls and other vulnerable persons experiencing or at risk of experiencing SGBV and to raise awareness on the Lagos State Protection Against Domestic Violence Law and other applicable laws among 20,000 community members.