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 states to gain skills, develop capacity, and to be able to advocate for Gender-Based Violence in their communities. In her one-week Fellowship called Building a “Coalition of Gender-Based Violence Advocates for women and girls with a disability”. The Fellowship will provide an avenue for young persons with disabilities to learn more about Gender-Based Violence.  

Aims and Objective

  This project aims at addressing gender-based violence in Abia, Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Ekiti, Gombe, Kastina, Lagos, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and the FCT by building a youth Coalition on Gender-Based Violence, it will provide the young people with disability who have been working to address gender-based violence in the states, the platform, skills and information to advocate for equity, and justice.

Worth

  Successful advocates for Gender-Based Violence will be part of a one-week Fellowship coming up in March 2021. As being part of the coalition of Gender-Based Violence Advocates for women and girls with disabilities, you will be supported with stipends to carry out advocacy-related activities in your communities.    

Eligibility

  Participants must be Person with Disability and be between the ages of 18-45. Have been committed to being an activist with demonstrable work as an advocate for gender-based violence. Have a good command of the English language as the training will be delivered in English. Be a resident of these states; Abia, Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Ekiti, Gombe, Kastina, Lagos, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and Abuja.  

Deadline

February 21th, 2021.

Application Link

27 thoughts on “OPPORTUNITY FOR A FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ON GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE (GBV)”

    1. My name is Marbel Ekpang, I am a lady with physical disability, I’m from Cross River State, a graduate of Cross River State College of Education. I am an advocate for persons with disabilities, I’m impressed seeing this opportunity to do more of what I have been doing. I will be glad if I will be selected

  1. My name is Essien Paul, hard of hearing(HH)/ deaf, abuja based and a graduate from the prestigious university of Jos, plateau state Nigeria. I am interested to participate for an gender based violence(GBV) advocate program organized by inclusive friend association(IFA). If selected, i will be grateful as i believe this will give me an opportunity to be an excellent gender based violence advocate within my community. Thank you and God bless inclusive friend association(IFA)

  2. Ononiwu Gift Nkechi

    This is a great opportunity,that I have been waiting for to participate in.Really in need of acquiring a skill and learning new ideas on gender base violence.Thanks, for this opportunity.

  3. Gyungu Magdalene

    I have long to have a voice about gender based violence if this the time then what am I waiting for? Please I am interested an fully ready for participation

  4. My name is Anthonia enejo, l am hard of hearing but speak,based on abuja SSCE from abuja school for the deaf kuje, l an interested to participate for an skill and learning on gender base violence.
    Thank you for invite God bless IFA

  5. Viviane Mlumun Tavershima.

    I am thankful for this opportunity, as together we gear towards educating and reducing gender based violence .

  6. My name is Anthonia enejo. I am deaf but can speak. From abuja school for the deaf like,l am interested to participate on skill and learning wand women and girls. I will be grateful as l believe this will give me an opportunity to be an excellent gender based violence advocate within my community. Thank you

  7. I am laraba Jonathan from lokogoma, ABUJA being hearing impaired wish to join this platform to enable me improve my skills and fight against human right on gender in our society,as a woman of person with disability will be grateful if my apply into inclusive friend association is considering

  8. Osaki Theresa Georgewill

    Good day All, Am Osaki Theresa Georgewill. I lived with a physical disability(polio). I am an educationist , Mentor and Coach with persons living with disabilities either children or adult. I am very interested in the fellowship to gain knowledge for Gender Base Violence in my cmmunity

  9. This is a great opportunity for my career in acquiring a skill and gaining knowledge on GBV. I hope to looking forward to be participating this great organization.
    Thanks.

  10. Saadatu Abubakar

    My name is saadatu Abubakar, this is great, iam interested to participate for an gender base violence. thanks and God bless you.

  11. Type here..long awaited opportunity i have been waiting because my zeal for acquiring skill is over whelming Can’t wait to acquire more skills and ideas in gender base violence…thanks for this opportunity

  12. Type here.

    long awaited opportunity because my zeal for acquiring skill is over whelming Can’t wait to acquire more skills and ideas in gender base violence thanks for this great opportunity

  13. This is a great opportunity ever, and we really appreciate on this skill, because woman and girls with disability can learn more about gender base violence(GBV), because person with disability are facing challenges, thank you so much for this opportunity.

  14. With my passion on advocacy, this program will expose me to more ideas and strategy on how to control violent on women and girls with disabilities especially in the rural areas where many of them are being lockup.
    Am Alaukwu Nnenna a physically challenged graduate, author and regional coordinator of South east women with disabilities

  15. Well, am Yemisi by Name, I saw those States that were doing this program, please why is Akure not part of this beautiful program, it will help alot, kindly include Akure o, we need our people to be aware also.

  16. My name is saadatu Abubakar , Really in need of a skill and learning ideas on gender base violence so that I can help person with disability thanks.

  17. My name is Angela njoku. Am from rivers state in Nigeria. And am based in rivers state. Am a graduate from manav rachna university in India. I think is an opportunity that I have ever wished for. I am interested to participate for a gender based violence (gbv) advocate program. It will be great to learn new ideas and also acquire new skills. Thanks and God bless .

  18. I am Bola Salami, a graduate of computer Science in Education, am a person with Albinism, I live in ekiti state Nigeria.
    I have been fighting the course of persons with disability, Gender base violence especially with women and girls with disability has been kept away from the society persons involve has keep quite or silenced, in most case because the society or persons with disability concerned are seen as minority who are voicelss
    It’s high time we speak out and stand up to fight for our right.
    Am intrested

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