sex workers

Amplifying Voices: GWIHR Celebrates International Women’s Day with Rivers State Ministry of Women Affairs

March 8, 2024, marked not just another International Women’s Day, but a day of empowerment and recognition for women of all walks of life. Hosted by the Rivers State Ministry of Women Affairs, the ‘Count Her In, Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress’ event resonated with the spirit of inclusivity and advocacy. Amidst the bustling crowd and vibrant atmosphere, one organization stood out in its mission to amplify the voices often marginalized in society.

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Review of section four (4) of the Rivers State Reproductive Law by the State Primary Healthcare Management Board.

Review of section four (4) of the Rivers State Reproductive Law by the State Primary Healthcare Management Board. 2

The successful advocacy campaign conducted to the Primary Health Care Management Board represents a significant milestone in the journey towards enhancing women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights in Rivers State.

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Human Right Day: GWIHR Calls for the Enactment of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Law in Rivers State

GWIHR took the opportunity of the observance of this year’s
International Human Rights Day to call on the National Human
Right Commission Rivers State Chapter and relevant
stakeholders to consider enacting the Gender and Equal
Opportunities Law in the State.

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Strenghtening the Grassroot Response of GBV Against Female and Transgender Sex Workers

GWIHR has passionately escalated its advocacy at the grassroots level during the 16 Days of Activism. In a dedicated pursuit for a society where sex workers live without violence, GWIHR actively involved local security officers in Emohua LGA of Rivers State, bolstering awareness and fostering dialogues on sex worker’s rights. Through strategic partnerships and focused

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GWIHR engaged with Women’s group in Rumukalgbor community

In observance of the 16 Days of Activism, GWIHR engaged with Women’s group in Rumukalgbor community of Obioakpor Local Government Area. The purpose of this engagement was to sensitize the participants about their pivotal roles in addressing sexual violence at the grassroots level. This initiative seeks to empower community women leaders and contribute to the

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