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CALL FOR FACILITATORS

Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) is looking for facilitators with engaging and interactive learner-centred approaches to teach and transfer practical and applicable skills that Advocates With Disabilities can utilize in their leadership and advocacy roles in their communities, and states. Background In 2014, the Inclusive Friends Association conducted participatory research and documented the experiences of Women …

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OPPORTUNITY FOR A FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV)

Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) invites interested individuals in the following states Abia, Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Ekiti, Gombe, Katsina, Lagos, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to participate in a Fellowship for Gender-Based Violence Program. The Fellowship will provide a platform for a young person with a disability in these target …

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CALL FOR PROGRAM OFFICER

Organization description Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) is a Person with Disability (PWD) woman-led non-profit and non-governmental organization that employs data to address inclusion and participation challenges of over 30 million PWDs in Nigeria through advocacy, training, and research. IFA focal areas of work are Democracy, Good Governance, and Gender. Located in Abuja, IFA is an …

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PLWD: Structural barriers hinders us from politics

Persons Living with Disabilities (PLWD) have said that structural barriers were a great limitation to their participation in politics in Nigeria. Ms Grace Jerry, Executive Director, Inclusive Friends Association (IFA) said this at a High Level Public-Private Sector Forum with the theme’’` Democracy that Delivers’’ organised by the National Democratic Institute and the International Republican …

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INEC names 116 domestic groups, 28 foreign bodies as election observers

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Sunday announced the names of 144 observers that will monitor the 2019 general elections. INEC, however, threatened to cancel and withdraw the accreditation of any organisation if its members or agents breach the code of conduct. The Commission in a notice on its website warned that any unaccredited group …

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