A non Governmental organisation , Ekiti Women Arise (EWA) has trained a group of young women on Leadership and Sexual Gender based violence case reporting and management.
Ms Dunni Riches, President of EWA explained that the NGO is partnering with WARDC on the Ford Foundation supported project, “Solidarity Accountability commitment To End Sexual Gender Based Violence In Communities”
At the event held in Igbaraodo Ekiti featured participants from Girl’s guide, faith-based association, Schools, Market group and young women club from three communities of Aramoko, Igbaraodo, and Ogotun Ekiti
The communities are being coordinated by EWA on the SAC-EVAWG Project.
The project lead hinted that the training was with the aim of building the capacities of young women for leadership and commitment to meaningfully participate in ending SGBV in their respective communities.
She explained that the intervention was to further strengthen the advocacy against Sexual Gender Based Violence in rural communities in Ekiti state, and to also build the leadership capacity of young women in manage SGBV.
The highlights of training include, Welcoming/Introduction, Pre-test, training, Review of key points, Post Test, group picture and closing.
Highlights of the training topics are: Introduction to Leadership
Definition of leadership, Understanding Gender-based Violence, GBV Case Management, Reporting GBV.
The participants also have a break out session where they shared example of issues of GBV that they have seen before and to use their knowledge of the training to explain how to manage the cases. Each group was assigned the task of appointing a moderator and a spoke person who will give the report of the group deliberation.
The presentation from their break out secession further demonstrated their increase knowledge of GBV case management as they were clear and expressive in the presentation of their approach towards managing the cases they discussed.
Copies of ending SGBV IEC Material were presented to the participants and they are encouraged to share the knowledge gained in their training with their other colleges back home.