"Let Our Classrooms Reflect our Vision of Equality and Justice for all


By recognizing multiple challenges faced by women, girls and children with disabilities, therefore, Voice of Disability Initiative decision to focus its work on four thematic areas aimed at addressing underlining factors that drives discrimination and exclusion against Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) at large.

The five thematic areas, in our view when robustly pursued, will engender the enabling environment that supports the following outcomes;

Rights of PWDs - Women, Girls and Children with Disabilities

VDI raises awareness on protection of the rights of women, girls and children with disabilities community-based education, advocacy campaigns targeted at elected officials, key public institutions and regulatory agencies to ensure that offenders are punished as deterrents to similar crimes. In addition, VDI in collaboration with its partners, which include but not limited to dedicated team of Pro Bono Lawyers and legal based NGOs offering legal services, initiate litigations on behalf of women, girls and children with disabilities susceptible to being victimized and/or denied the rights in the public and private spaces.
To empower women, girls and children with disabilities with adequate knowledge and information on their rights, VDI conducts gender focused trainings and sensitization programs. Highlighting relevant provisions of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as Amended; the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act (VAP) 2015, and the Discrimination Against Persons Disabilities (Prohibition) Act 2018. These sessions has had impact in preparing participants mostly from the grass root in the communities on how to prevent, resist and report cases of rape, torture and any other form of victimization against their persons.

Inclusive Education

VDI ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access in an accessible learning environment for all clusters of disabilities. This also ensure that persons with disabilities do not suffer any form of discrimination or stigmatization from other citizens in the course of learning


Gender Based Violence is a reoccurring challenge among women and Girls with disabilities in Nigeria with most incidences unreported due to lack knowledge, fear of victimization by the offenders, social stigmatization as well as threat of violence on


Sexual Reproductive Health – Ensure access to medical facilities by women and girls with Disabilities, mensural and hygiene management; Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)


Access to improved livelihoods by women, girls, and children with disabilities, mainstreaming market system development (MSD), improved life-skills, knowledge and access to enchance and capacity to earn income that sustains them and support their families.
Economic empowerment of women especially women and girls with disabilities provide an inclusive economic growth

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