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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COVID’19: VDI distributes palliatives to women with disabilities

With support from AmplifyChance, Voice of Disability Initiative (VDI) facilitates distribution of palliatives to over 50 women with disabilities and the vulnerable ones in FCT. It should be noted VDI carried out the same mission where she (VDI) disturbed palliatives to over 50 women with disabilities in Benue and Enugu State respectively. Part of the

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Dialogue/sensitization meeting on advancement of SRHR in Nasarawa

In celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2021, VDI held townhall dialogue/sensitization meeting on advancing the Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Nasarawa State with support from Disability Rights Fund. The sensitization meeting followed immediately a day after VDI had paid advocacy visit to key stakeholders in Nasarawa

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VDI empowers 20 students with disabilities, donate 200,000 for education

In November 2021, VDI promised Educational Support to 10 students with disabilities currently in Nigeria tertiary institutions, the sum of 20,000 naira each. In VDI’s efforts to support students with disabilities in school and discourage dropout, a platform was opened for students to apply for the Educational Support which ran for three weeks. After thorough

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SRHRs: VDI conduct sensitisation program at Enugu and Benue

With support from Amplify Change, VDI conducted sensitization program that aims to sensitize women and girls with disabilities on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHRs) in Benue and Enugu states as focal point. As part of our duties to promote SRHRs, we also garner commitment of the government, traditional rulers and key drivers towards

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