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WOMEN'S RIGHT TO EDUCATION PROGRAMME

WREP is an NGO with Special Consultative Status of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

-     Ms. Mimidoo Achakpa

-     Dr. Kabiru Isyaku Mni

-     Mrs. Juliet M. Wombo

-     Mrs. Theresa M. Chir - Deceased

-     Ms Rose Agbor Ayuk

-     Mr. Aliyu Yakubu


ADVISORY BOARD

-  Mrs. Mabel Ade

-  Prof. Peter Terfa Ortese

-  Mrs. Elizabeth N. Jeiyol


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Education for the 21st Century


Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO’s mission has been to contribute to the building of peace, poverty eradication, lasting development and intercultural dialogue, with education as one of its principal activities to achieve this aim. The Organization is committed to a holistic and humanistic vision of quality education worldwide, the realization of everyone’s right to education, and the belief that education plays a fundamental role in human, social and economic development.


UNESCO’s educational objectives are to support the achievement of Education for All (EFA); to provide global and regional leadership in education; to strengthen education systems worldwide from early childhood to the adult years; to respond to contemporary global challenges through education.


As the only United Nations agency with a mandate to cover all aspects of education, UNESCO’s work encompasses educational development from pre-school through to higher education, including technical and vocational education and training, non-formal education and literacy…. Read more


New joint publication on Curriculum Development and Review for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education


UNESCO and the Council of Europe, the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, and the Organization of American States have jointly produced a new publication titled Curriculum Development and Review for Democratic Citizenship and Human Rights Education.


Education for democratic citizenship and human rights education plays a capital role towards the achievement of peaceful, sustainable and inclusive societies, based on respect for the human rights of all. This publication was developed in order to support Member States to foster citizenship and human rights education and improve access to quality education for all. It provides valuable insights and inspiration to education stakeholders, especially curriculum developers. It explores current trends, aiming to facilitate the exchange of…. Read more

This article was originally published on the Huffington Post website on 9 October 2015.

By Kennedy Odede, Founder & CEO of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a non-profit grassroots organisation combating extreme poverty and gender inequity in Kenya.


A decade ago, with just a 20-cent soccer ball and a group of young people that demanded change, I created a movement. I did not have a formal education, a fancy job or money. I just had a vision for the community I grew up in - a place that I knew was much more than the poverty that consumed its people every day.


Growing up in the slums of Kibera, my family couldn't afford to eat every day, let alone afford the $3 monthly tuition for a nearby school. So, while I never formally learned how to write, I learned from my friends' schoolwork. While they were in school, I looked for newspapers littering the streets or crumpled up in the garbage. I struggled through many words, and the ones I didn't know the meaning of, I'd ask my friends to ask their teachers for me…. Read more

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Membership & Affiliation


National Membership:

Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for all (CSACEFA);

Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room;

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International Membership:

International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA)

Control Arms Campaign

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Women's Right to Education Programme

Suites D1-D4,3rd Floor

AMWAR Plaza,near Gudu Market Junction

Gudu District,Apo

P.O.Box 10235,Garki, Abuja-Nigeria


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