ABOUT WOMEN ARISE NIGERIA
Everywhere around the World, women speak the same language-silence!” Anon. Women Arise was established in 2003.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
The purpose of “Women Arise (WA) is to work for the women, encouraging them to come together to stand up against “misuse and abuse” by a male dominated society. Breaking the culture of silence and finding expressions for themselves in the social political and economic relations in Nigeria and It requires:
Organizing women to assert their rights and taking their destiny in their hands rather than being apologetic.
Thus, WA works with and for:
- Individual women who are victims of discrimination and oppression.
- Women Groups from different strata of society according to their areas of need.
Freedom from oppressive interference or discrimination by the state, government or society’s institutions on the ground of sex.
Advocating legal reforms to abrogate obnoxious and harmful practices targeted against women by religion, traditions and male prejudices.
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