Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women

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Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
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Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women
Educate, Equip and Empower 230 Girls and Women

EDUCATE, EQUIP AND EMPOWER 230 WOMEN AND GIRLS

The Educate, Equip & Empower (EEE) project is designed to tackle poverty, retention, enrollment and completion of girl child education, enable networking and mentoring between female students and women professionals around the world and also provide access to opportunities for women and girls in Nigeria. 

 

September 2021 – November 2021 Update

EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter carried out impactful activities online. 

 

In September 2021, we engaged in discussions around the topic; Women, Conflict and Peacebuilding, under the following sub-themes: 

  • Conflict and the experiences of women
  • The role women play in conflict situations
  • The role women play in peacebuilding
  • What more can women do as regard peacebuilding

 

In October 2021, we had interactive discussions around Digital Equality.Sub themes covered are:

  • What is digital equality; Data around digital access and barriers to digital equality
  • Celebrating women in the digital space
  • How we can achieve digital equality: How do we break the barrier women face in accessing the digital space?
  • Leveraging and exploiting the opportunities in a digital world; Opportunities available in the digital world and tips on working in the digital space.

 

In November 2021, our discussion was on Gender Based Violence, with the theme; End Violence Against Women Now. The following sub-topics were covered:

  • Conceptualising violence against women under the following areas; definition of violence against women, gender-based violence and types of violence against women.
  • Violence against women in educational and religious institutions and how to mitigate them.
  • Violence against women in political institutions and workspace violence and how to mitigate them.
  • Violence against women entrepreneurs, freelancers and violence against women in the family, and methods of mitigation.

In this quarter, we also shared fun facts, riddles and made polls to gauge members' views and opinions on important issues we discussed, to promote interactivity.


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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter carried out the following activities online. 

In June 2021, we engaged in discussions around Drug and Drug Use under the following sub-themes: 

  • What are drugs and different types of drugs commonly used?
  • Disadvantages of drug abuse and its adverse effects
  • What can you do to prevent and stop drug abuse?
  • Menstrual Cramps and drug abuse and what can be done

 In July 2021, we had interactive discussions around trending topics. Each week we discussed a different issue. They were movie reviews, relationship highlights and book discussions. These topics covered precisely are:

  • Movie review for the movie, Citation
  • Relationships, boundaries and deal breakers
  • Book discussion on the book titled; Dear Ijeawele: A feminist manifesto in 15 Suggestions, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

 In August 2021, we discussed Human Trafficking under the following sub-topics:

  • What is trafficking and the types of human trafficking?
  • Human trafficking statistics in Nigeria and globally
  • Video Stories of women who had been trafficked
  • What to do and how to fight against human trafficking
  • Oloture: A movie focused on human trafficking, sex work and Gender-Based Violence

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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter, maintained activities online. 

In the month of March 2021, we celebrated Exceptional Women in Diverse Fields under the following sub themes: 

  • African women who fought for freedom in the past
  • Women who brought about change
  • Women who are presently excelling in their fields
  • Young ladies excelling in different fields.

In April 2021, we discussed SDG 5 - Gender Equality under the following sub topics:

  • Definition of gender terms and concept
  • Different forms of inequality
  • Indicators/target of the SDG 5- Leading countries in gender equality
  • What can you do?

In May 2021, we discussed SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth under the following sub topics:

  • Statistics and background, data of women in gainful employment
  • Financial independence, women empowerment, advantages of financial independence
  • Target of the SDG 8, statistics of leading countries who have more working women
  • What can you do?

We further celebrated women in leadership by inviting an Academy leader (Diana Osagie) to speak to 56 ladies at our January Special Online Event tagged “Developing Resilience and Growing from Setbacks for Women Leaders”

In February, we discussed Women and Advocacy for Change. We went ahead to further discuss the following:

  • What is Advocacy/Activism?
  • Identifying the problems (Feminist Coalition as case study)
  • Bringing about change/forming a network of women advocates
  • Challenges in Advocacy and how to overcome them.

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EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter, maintained activities online. 

In the month of December 2020, we discussed Gender Based Violence in conjunction with the 16 Days of Activism Awareness campaign and focused on the following topics: 

  • Intimate Partner Violence 
  • Domestic Violence
  • Stereotypes
  • The Need to Speak Out.

 We also shared some videos of different community members campaigning against Gender Based Violence.

 Also in December, we discussed Self Reflection and focused on:

  • Growing from setbacks
  • Developing resilience
  • Having a vision board and planning for the year ahead

 In January 2021, we ushered the ladies into the New Year with the topic Leading Ladies and we discussed the following:

  • Leadership and what it entails and who did it (Celebrating women in their various fields)
  • Problems, setbacks and how to overcome them.
  • Resilience in Leadership
  • Women Leadership in Nigeria/challenges faced (challenges of being a woman as it relates to Nigeria specifically)
  • What not to do and how to stand out as a woman in leadership in Nigeria

 We further celebrated women in leadership by inviting an Academy leader (Diana Osagie) to speak to 56 ladies at our January Special Online Event tagged “Developing Resilience and Growing from Setbacks for Women Leaders”

 In February, we discussed Women and Advocacy for Change. We went ahead to further discuss the following:

  • What is Advocacy/Activism?
  • Identifying the problems (Feminist Coalition as case study)
  • Bringing about change/forming a network of women advocates
  • Challenges in Advocacy and how to overcome them.

The Report features a link to a 16 Days of Activism Poll carried out in two communities and analytics of engagement over the three month reporting period.

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The Educate, Equip & Empower (EEE) project is designed to tackle poverty; retention, enrollment and completion of girl child education; enable networking and mentoring between female students and women professionals around the world and provide access to opportunities for women and girls in Nigeria.

SEPTEMBER 2020 - NOVEMBER 2020 UPDATE

EWEI Online, our online community for horizontal learning, exchange and mentorship, has in the last quarter maintained activities online.

In the month of September 2020, we discussed Healthy Relationships and focused on the following topics:

  1. Types of relationships
  2. Conflicts in relationships
  3. Building platonic friendships
  4. Toxic and unhealthy relationships

We also had a Facebook live chat with a mentor and discussed relationship in detail. In October 2020, we discussed Stereotypes and Today’s Woman and we discussed the following.

  1. Types of stereotypes women face
  2. Why do women still face stereotypes in the 21st century?
  3. What are the setbacks?
  4. What can we do differently?

In November 2020, we discussed two topics; Personal Branding and Gender Based Violence.

We started with Personal Branding and talked about Self-Discovery, Self-Image and Self Esteem. We went ahead to discuss Self-Love and Self-Care and ended the discussion with how to build a personal Brand.

The second topic for the month was “Gender Based Violence and Violence against Women and Girls”. We introduced and highlighted the different types of Gender Based Violence(GBV). We talked about ways to fight GBV as a society.


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Location: Kaduna - Nigeria
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Safiya Ibn Garba
Kaduna, Kaduna Nigeria
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