Thursday, January 21, 2021
Home Uncategorized Freedom Foundation in Partnership with Access Women Network is set to host...

Freedom Foundation in Partnership with Access Women Network is set to host its 6th Annual Orange Lecture on Gender Based Violence | November 25th

The lingering COVID-19 pandemic over the months has exacerbated key risk factors for violence against women and girls, such as food shortages, unemployment, economic insecurity, school closures, among others. In Nigeria, there has been an alarming increase in multiple forms of violence against women and girls, especially physical, psychological, sexual and economic forms of domestic violence. This has been further inflamed by confined living conditions due to lockdown and social isolation measures.

With the reports of increased sexual abuse and harassment, both online and offline, comes the need for a timely discussion on the urgent need for funding, care, justice and protection of victims of gender based violence. To this end, Genesis House, a programme of Freedom Foundation in partnership with Access Women Network (Access Bank) is hosting its 6th annual Orange Lecture. The Orange Lecture is an annual public lecture to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

This year’s lecture themed Orange the World: Fund, Respond, Prevent, Collect!, will hold on November 25th, 2020, by 10:30am. It will be the first Orange Lecture Virtual Conference, hosted on zoom and streamed on social media platforms including Facebook and YouTube. 

Conversations during the lecture will be centred on: Funding GBV prevention and response in post COVID-19 era, leveraging on new technologies for behaviour change sensitization campaign as we face a new normal, caring for victims differently and engaging technology in data collation for improvement of GBV services and programmes.

Speakers at the event comprise key stakeholders in the Gender Based Violence conversation including: Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM); Justice Olubunmi Fadipe, Judge, Lagos State High Court Division; Ini Abasi-Leye, Mental Health Therapist and GBV Survivor, among others. The lecture will be hosted by Ayo Mairo-Ese.

Genesis House is a residential rehabilitation centre for young females between the ages of 17-25 who have been victims of sexual abuse and sexual exploitation.

Register for this event by visiting this LINK

——————————————————————————————————————This content has been published for free as part of BellaNaija.com’s commitment to youth, education, healthcare, and community development as part of our corporate social responsibility programme

 

The post Freedom Foundation in Partnership with Access Women Network is set to host its 6th Annual Orange Lecture on Gender Based Violence | November 25th appeared first on BellaNaija – Showcasing Africa to the world. Read today!.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Camila Cabello Reaction To Boyfriend Shawn Mendes’ Netflix Documentary Shows That They Are A Dream Couple

Two young singers, Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes, who are also both very successful in their fields, are almost over a year in their...

Hulk Hogan’s Daughter Brooke Flashes Her Toned Midriff As She Poses Up A Storm In Floral Knotted Shirt

The daughter of iconic WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan and famous singer, Brooke Hogan, has shared yet another stunning pose of herself via her Instagram...

Channing Tatum Surprises Everyone With His New Photo While Explaining Why He Did It

The other day, actor Channing Tatum, who shared a post two months ago, shared a selfie of his new style on his Instagram account,...

Eniko Hart Turns Heads In White Sweatshirt And Leggings As She Heads Out For A Stroll With Daughter Kaori

The successful comedian and actor Kevin Hart‘s wife, Eniko Hart, has shared a recent photo of herself with her newborn daughter, Kaori Mai, on...

Recent Comments