WOPEGEE STRATEGIES

The following strategies are employed in order to achieve the objectives of the organization:

  • Effective bottom-up three-prong approach for ending hunger and poverty: mobilizing people at the grassroots level to build self-reliance, empowering women as key change agents and forging effective partnerships with local government.
  • Gender Advocacy and Parity – works with girls, women and the public on gender challenges and opportunities. It provides them with training in entrepreneurship, healthcare practices, leadership, women’s rights and advocacy, and teaches them how to tackle community issues that will impact their lives; while helping them to use their skills and voices to advocate for positive solutions to those issues.

Thematic Areas

  • Health & Nutrition: Maternal & Infant Mortality, Sexual Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Malnutrition
  • Economic Empowerment & financial Inclusion, Education: Women Micro-credit, Vocational Education, Adult Education Girls Education.
  • Democracy & Civil Governance: Women Political Empowerment, Leadership Training, Citizen’s Right, Elections, Human rights.
  • Peace building, conflict prevention and humanitarian interventions.
  • Gender Development: Gender Based Violence, Gender Budgeting, Transparency and Accountability
  • Agriculture: Food Security, Agricultural Value Chain and Extension Services.
  • Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change: waste management, water and sanitation etc.

OUR PROGRESS

Collection

Donation

SOURCES OF FUND

  • Donation and grants from Executive Board Members, Philanthropists, and the organized private sector.
  • Membership registration and annual dues.
  • Funding support from International / Donor agencies
  • Ministries, Department and Agencies
  • Consultancy services.
  • Research & Documentation

    Research and documentation on unpaid and care work. Undertake reforms to give women equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to ownership and control over land and other forms of property, financial services, inheritance and natural resources, in accordance with national laws.
  • Strengthen Relevant National Institutions

    Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime.
  • Youth Intervention & Involvement

    Youth intervention and involvement to Promote development-oriented policies that support productive activities, decent job creation, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and encourage the formalization and growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises, including through access to financial services.

NETWORKING

  • In realization of its mission WOPEGEE enjoys direct member with the under-listed Coalitions  and networks;
    • Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development Goal. (CSCSD)
    • Freedom of Information Network South West Nigeria
    • Climate & Sustainable Development Network
    • Civil Society Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE)
    • Gender Based Violence Response Network
    • Rural Women Studies Association (RWSA)
    • Youth Network on HIV/AIDS, Population & Development (NYNETHA).
    • Publish What You Pay (PWYP)
    • Association of civil societies on malaria, immunization and nutrition. (ACOMIN)
    • Nigeria Network of NGOS (NNNGO)
    • Coalition of Non-Governmental Organization.
    • Gateway Environment Network (GEN).

Our Partners 

  • Ogun State Agency for the Control of AIDS (OGSACA)
  • Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Development Ogun State
  • Nigeria Association Of Women Journalist (NAWOJ)
  • Society for Family Health (SFH)
  • Association for Women in Development (AWID)
  • Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI)

Training Partners

  • Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre Accra Chana
  • United States Institute of Peace Washington DC USA
  • St Xavier University, Coady International Institute Nova Scotia Canada
  • African Union Addis Ababa Ethiopia

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WOMEN FOR PEACE & GENDER EQUALITY INITIATIVE (WOPEGEE)

  • Block D, Room 16, Former Ministry of Works, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria.
  • +2348098909044
  • info@wopegee.org
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