WRAPA Pays Courtesy Visits to Key Stakeholders in Adamawa State, to Foster Partnerships & Secure Buy-ins to the Implementation of the “Advancing Women’s Legal Rights Project”, under the Rule of Law and Anti-corruption (RoLAC) Programme
The Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA), conducted courtesy visits on the 17th of June, 2019 to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Adamawa State, Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA) Adamawa State, National Human Rights (NHR), Adamawa State and the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).
This activity was implemented on the wings of the ‘Advancing Women’s Legal Rights: Strengthening State Accountability and Community Action to Address Gender-Based Violence in Adamawa and Kano States’ project. The project is supported by the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) Programme, which is funded by the European Union and implemented by the British Council in Nigeria. The aim of the RoLAC Programme is to enhance good governance in Nigeria, by contributing to strengthening the rule of law, improving the administration of criminal justice and curbing corruption. The programme is doing this by supporting reform initiatives led by the federal and state criminal justice institutions, anti-corruption agencies, civil society, citizens and the media. RoLAC’s interventions are focused in 5 states – Adamawa, Anambra, Edo, Kano, Lagos and at Federal level.
The courtesy visits, were conducted with an aim to secure the buy-ins of these key stakeholders to the project, as well as to establish the viability of proposed project activities. It was quite successful, with impressive commitments by stakeholders to support the implementation, and ensure sustainability.