Keeping our families safe and sound is more than a priority, it’s who we are and it drives everything we do. It’s a sense of responsibility that we work hard to fulfill, seeking out the most current information and advice on how to protect ourselves and our family members during all stages of life, from infancy and teenage years... Read More
The INCRESE Feminist Institute, CONNECTING THE DOTS, organised a training workshop - Building Bridges Across Social Movements for SRHR Advocacy which took place in Minna, 4th to 8th February 2019.
The workshop purposed to:
Leverage capacities across different social movements for effective and sustainable sexual reproductive health and rights advocacy in Nigeria;
Identify the basic concepts and definitions of SRHR... Read More
Connecting the Dots is a Feminist institute on intersectionality of rights and social change through advocacy, capacity strengthening and civic engagement. Its goal is to build alliances and develop capacities across movements and socio-economic sectors; for enhanced broad-based and integral sexual rights advocacy and effective civic participation towards social change. The program hopes to achieve increased civic participation and... Read More
Description of Project
Connecting the Dots is a Feminist institute on intersectionality of rights and social change through advocacy, capacity strengthening and civic engagement. The goal is to build alliances and develop capacities across movements and socio-economic sectors; for enhanced broad-based and integral sexual rights advocacy and effective civic participation towards social change. The program hopes to achieve increased civic... Read More
In September 2015, nearly two and half years ago, the Heads of States and Governments of the 193 member States of the United Nation met in New York, USA and adopted the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development of humanity, pledging to ‘leave no one behind’.
While acknowledging the tremendous progress made towards the realisation of the human rights of women,... Read More
There have been recent outcries regarding civic participation of young adults and women. This led to the formation of all kinds of coalitions and networks. There is widespread call for more youth involvement in party politics leading to the passage of the Not-too-young-to run Act in May 2018.On the other hand, women’s rights activists observed how the effort to... Read More
A Day at INCRESE is often marked with experience-sharing mingled with sighs and laughter. For us at INCRESE, it is the diversity of experiences that young people have outside our premises, either in their communities, work places or schools that excite us and spur us on.
Their courage to take our feminist activism to the conservative nooks and crannies of... Read More
On average INCRESE graduates 100 young people from a one year course on leadership, sexuality, gender and HIV.
Over the years INCRESE has recognized that these young people require some mentoring and has put a support system in place where young graduates can be mentored by older graduates. This system brings the alumni annually to spend “A DAY AT INCRESE”.
The... Read More
Supermodels: Tosan Dudun and Ronke by Abu Salami Photography (2018).
By Amatesiro Dore
Someone told my father I would be sold into slavery and freed by a Prince but nobody told me.
Now this man that married me told everyone I was a virgin as though he does not know I’d been raped several times. How can a man more beautiful than... Read More
Ellis Island, 1998: Cesnabmihilo Dorothy Aken'Ova beneath the Statue of Liberty.
By Amatesiro Dore
“The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny,” Wole Soyinka, ’86 Nobel Laureate.
It was the summer of ’98. At the United Nations Plaza in New York, the Nigerian Minister of Women’s Affairs led the official government delegation to present the combined... Read More