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Sensitization Meeting with NDLEA Abia State

The fight against drug abuse should not be confrontational, it should be addressed using the human right based approach,our policies should gear towards drug education & rehabilitation for those who have been caught in the web of drug dependency.

Empowerment of 22 sex workers with business start-ups in Akwa Ibom

Empowering vulnerable women to achieve their full potentials is key in addressing gender inequalities. Today we empowered 22 Beneficiaries of the President Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) supported Small Grant Program with Start up trade tools to improve their livelihood.

GWIHR Executive Director, meeting with the first lady of Akwa-Ibom State

On 26th of April 2022, our executive director, Aseme Josephine was privileged of meeting the first lady of Akwa-Ibom State,
the Governor’s wife ,her excellency Dr Martha Udom Emmanuel to share some of the great work GWIHR is doing through the support of our “Mentors” Heartland Alliance-Nigeria “.
In life the only thing that will stop you from fulfilling your dreams is you!!!.. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars.

Strengthening Access to Justice and Legal Empowerment for sex workers is Key in achieving a conducive environment that promote safety and self realization among sex workers.

We kicked off our Training of 17 sex workers as paralegals in Abia State making it a total 27 sex workers trained as paralegals across the state. This is because it is critical in building an effective law team and applying Evidence-Based Approach to Social and Behavior Change Communication among sex workers at the grass root level.

GWIHR Call for Application for French Embassy Project at Abia State

Greater Women Initiative for Health And Rights (GWIHR) is a leading sex worker-led community-based organization born out of passion and a strong desire to assist in the development of sex workers through building up their capacity towards meaningful contribution to communal empowerment, awareness to prevent these groups from contracting HIV/AIDs and other life threaten diseases, contribute in reducing of the rate of stigma and discrimination of sex workers living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and further fight against all forms of violation towards sex workers in Nigeria.