Raising Her Voice

Empowering poor women to engage effectively in governance

January 2015 Blog Posts (2)

Add your Voice Urgently - Call upon the Nigerian Senate to Pass the VAPP Bill into Law

Friends and members of this online community may remember the small contribution that RHV funding and our solidarity made to the Nigerian women's movement's Herculean efforts to progress the Violence Against Peoples Prohibition Bill through the courts. 

Today, the campaign is asking for you help to call upon the Nigerian Senate to pass the Bill through its final…

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Added by Emily Brown on January 23, 2015 at 10:27 — No Comments

New Resource: Progress on women's empowerment: from technical fixes to political action

Helpful overview from the Overseas Development Institute of key development theories and concepts shaping women's empowerment thinking today and how these are put into action.....a good reminder for all of us and useful sections for sharing with non-gender colleagues (plus a great bibliography!)

Key messages:

- Women’s empowerment is a process of personal and social change through which they gain power, meaningful choices and control over their…

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Added by Emily Brown on January 12, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

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