PHOTO NEWS: EU/UN Spotlight Initiative to End Violence Against Women and Girls, Graduates Trainees in Abuja

By Shola Akingboye, 26th March 2019

It was all funfairs in Abuja on Friday as European Union in collaboration with the United Nations delivers on its Spotlight Initiative as they graduates a batch of trainee titled: ‘Food Fair/ exhibition by beneficiaries of the Spotlight Initiative Livelihood Pathway Programme’, designed to empower women and girls in Nigeria.

According to the organizers, the Food fair/exhibition is an output of the livehood pathway programme, which places a strong emphasis on the need to empower women and girls thereby providing a platform for them to thrive in all ramifications and eliminateng violence against women and girls.

RegentAfrica Times captured the event live. Photos:

Below are the beneficiaries while presenting learned skills during the high level food Art Exhibition organized by EU-UN Spotlight Initiative for women beneficiaries as a pathway for women economic empowerment.

 

Stakeholders and other dignitaries at the occasion:

Mr Simon Ridley, Chief Technical Advisor Rule of Law and Human Rights, UNDP with Mrs Onyinye Ndubuisi of the Programmes at the Gender Base and Human Rights, UNDP Nigeria

The Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission, Mr Tony Ojukwu, Esq

Special Adviser to the President on Humanitarian Affairs, who represents the Hon Minister, Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Saditah Umar

 

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