NGO sets to eliminate violation against rights of women, girls- CEO

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Ilorin

Global hope for women and children foundation,an NGO, says it is out to eliminate discrimination against the rights of women and girls in the society.

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the NGO, Mrs Christy Abayomi-Oluwole, stated this in Ilorin at the inauguration of Project Steering Committee of the foundation, in partnership with Actionaid and Global affair, Canada

According to her,the project of the foundation was aimed at enhancing gender equality and boost women/girls economic empowerment.

“Our focus is on gender equality and women/girls economic empowerment, as well as eliminate discrimination against and violation of the rights of women and girls,” she said.

She said that the committe would provide oversight function, participate in planning and implementation of projects aimed at ensuring the realisation of its aims and objectives.

“Global Hope for Women and Children foundation is a non-governmental organisation (NGO), which envisions a society where women, children and other vulnerable population have the opportunity to realise their utmost potential.

“Its gender thematic intervention area include: women, economic justice and empowerment programmes, women political participation and leadership, policy advocacy, influencing and ensuring elimination of gender-based violence,”she said.

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