GBV & SRHR Project

VDI’S 4-DAY CONVERGENCE HERALDING THE TRANSFORMATIVE ONE-DAY STAKEHOLDERS MEETING IN ABUJA NIGERIA

In a triumphant celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Voice of Disability Initiative orchestrated a captivating four days convergence of stakeholders from different parts of Nigeria in Abuja from 17th December (arrival date) to 20th December 2023 (departure date). The period captured series of lined up activities which included Board and management […]

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VDI Advocacy and Courtesy Visit on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights in Enugu and Ebonyi States

In a pioneering initiative supported by AmplifyChange, Voice of Disability Initiative (VDI) embarked on an expansive advocacy and courtesy visit, focusing on the critical issue of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Enugu and Ebonyi States. This ground-breaking visit, unfolded across key government offices, establishing a strategic dialogue with influential stakeholders. The Ministry

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VDI Team paid a Courtesy Visit to Key Stakeholders in Kwara State

The inclusion advocacy agenda of VDI to stakeholders in Kwara State was a success as many Ministries, Departments and Agencies expressed their willingness to collaborate with the organization to implement a 2-year project on advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights of women and girls with disabilities being funded by AMPLYCHANGE. The Stakeholders include: The

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CHIEF JUDGE OF NASARAWA STATE HIGH COURT PARTNERS VDI TOWARDS EFFECTIVE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE NASARAWA STATE DISABILITY LAW

On Friday, March 24th, 2023, the Voice of Disability Initiative, an advocacy organization focused on disability rights, visited the Nasarawa State High Court with the support and funding of the Disability Rights Fund (DRF), an international organization based in Boston, USA that promotes disability rights worldwide. During the visit, Mr. Okoroafor Alexander Uchechukwu explained that

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DISABILITY COMMISSION NASARAWA STATE PARTNERS WITH VDI ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF THE NASARAWA STATE DISABILITY LAW

The Voice of Disability Initiative, a group that advocates for disability rights and is headquartered in Abuja, recently visited the Nasarawa State Disability Commission. During the visit, Mr. Okoroafor Alexander Uchechukwu spoke to the Executive Secretary and members of the Disability Commission about the purpose of their visit, which was to gain the Commission’s support

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COURTESY VISIT TO HIGH COURT CHIEF OF JUDGE IN NASARAWA STATE

On Thursday, March 23, 2023, the Voice of Disability Initiative (VDI), an advocacy group for disability rights, received support and funding from the Disability Rights Fund (DRF), an international organization headquartered in Boston, USA, that promotes the rights of individuals with disabilities worldwide. They conducted an advocacy visit to the Justice Minister, Disability Rights Commission,

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SRHR Outreach: VDI Goes on the Street and Market to Sensitize the Public on the Rights and Prevention of Women with Disabilities from GBV

The sweltering Adamawa heat was so palpable that you could cut through it with a knife. The sun was dazzling bright and one had to squint on going outside. These were not enough to deter the team of Voice of Disability Initiative, who had set out on Tuesday, 4th of May 2021 on a door-to-door

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VDI enhances the capacity of women with disabilities in Enugu State

Voice of disability initiative (VDI) on Thursday 16, 2021 and Friday 17, 2021 in Enugu organized a 2-day training workshop on rights – based advocacy, human rights reporting and recording system. This project is being implemented by Voice of Disability Initiative with support from AMPLIFY CHANGE. The Chief Executive Officer, VDI, Barr. Catherine Edeh Chinyere

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VDI to partner Nasarawa State govt to end incidences of sexual abuse against women with disabilities

Nasarawa State government would partnering with Voice of Disability Initiative ( VDI) towards ensuring that sexual exploitation, violence and abuse of women with disabilities is ended in the state. The secretary to the Nasarawa State government, Barrister Abubakar Urbandoma stated this at a two day workshop on sexual exploitation, violence and abuse for women with

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VDI signs MOU with NAPTIP, seeks collaboration to end trafficking in PwDs

In an advocacy visit and effort to end trafficking in persons, Voice of Disability Initiative (VDI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP). Voice of Disability Initiative (VDI), an organisation that champions the cause of persons with disabilities especially women & girls and promotes

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