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Human Rights Day, 2014 theme – Human Rights 365

'I call on States to honour their obligation to protect human rights every day of the year. I call on people to hold their governments to account.', "UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon". The UN General Assembly proclaimed 10 December as Human[...]

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H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki Redefines Role of Women in Development at SHE Forum Africa

On the 25th of November 2014, which also marked the International Day for the Eradication of Violence Against Women, the Wellbeing Foundation Africa participated in the inaugural SHE Forum Africa, where Founder-President H.E. Mrs. Toyin Saraki delivered the keynote address[...]

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Celebrating women’s rights heroes

On 25 November 1960, three women known as the Mirabal sisters were assassinated by state agents in the Dominican Republic because they dared to challenge the ruling dictator. These women’s rights heroes – women who became symbols of popular and[...]

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16 Days of Activism against Gender – Based Violence Campaign Nov 25 – Dec 10

'Gender-based violence is deeply rooted in societal norms but is interlinked with economic and institutional factors such as women’s access to paid employment and increased education for women as well as men," Maria Correia, the World Bank's sector manager for[...]

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My Dress, My Choice Protest in Kenya

Women take part in a protest along a main street in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, Nov. 17, 2014. The demonstrators were demanding justice for a woman who was attacked and stripped recently in Nairobi by men who claimed that[...]

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V4C Marks International Men’s Day

voices for change marks international men's day. It participated in a radio call-in programme with the theme ‘Reassessing the Definition of Masculinity’[...]

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INEC to publish gender policy soon – Director

The Independent National Electoral Commission says its gender policy, aimed at making the commission’s work more gender sensitive, would soon be made available to the public. INEC Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzi, told the News Agency[...]

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Looking to strengthen your organisation’s awareness and capacity on gender?

Gender Hub is V4C’s new prototype one-stop knowledge portal on Gender equality for audiences in and outside Nigeria – a collaborative space for supporting a culture of evidence and capacity building[...]

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Selling Condoms in the Congo

In 3 minutes, this insightful TED TALK communicates succinctly V4C's entire approach to marketing new social norms around gender.[...]

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2014 Men Engage Global Symposium

V4C will be participating in the 2nd Men Engaged Global Symposium, in New Dehli, 2014. workshop. Some of our other partners like Sonke Gender Justice and Promundo will also be participating.[...]

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