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Values Clarification

Values are important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by members of a culture about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. Values have major influence on a person’s behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in all situations. Couple of weeks ago, I took part in values clarification exercise which helped me in realizing some of my values that I wasn’t aware of, but have guided me in behavior and decision making, these personal values were [...]

Training of PPMVS on Youth Friendly Health Services, Referrals and Linakages.

In Nigeria, informal providers in the private healthcare sector, and in particular owner-operated drug shops called Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs), are an important source of health care. PPMVs are located close to communities and are often the first source of care for family planning. On 22nd of June 2019 the International Centre for Sexual Reproductive Rights implemented one day training for 30 PPMVs (15 at Suleja and 15 at Bida), 5 females and 10 males at Suleja, 6 [...]

Change Minds, Preachings And Policies That Promote Hate And Violence

Growing up, my favorite words were "God is Love" and I've been wondering why our own religious leaders preach to promote hate and violence among the children of God on the basis of love, and why the government that vowed to protect all citizens, ensure peace and prosperity instead develop policies and laws that promote hate, discrimination and violence among citizens of the country. Where, when and how did we all lose it? In a country where it is serious business [...]

Information Is Power

I remember 13years ago when I use to captain my school's football team, I was so good I only trained with the male team. And then one day we had a tough match with a science school female football team, fortunately, close to the end of the match, my school got a penalty and as the captain and best player, my coach confidently asked me to do the team the honor of winning the game with just this one goal.  I could see the expectation [...]

Building Trust In Friendship

Sound values are very essential for peace of the society and the wellbeing of its citizens. When moral decadence has permeated the entire society, it is a cause for concern.  It calls for immediate, sustained intervention.  Any procrastination to commence a repair and rebuilding of sound values in such a case,  only permits the society to spiral into the abyss of anarchy,  and it gets to a point where the effort to re-establish a good value system looks impossible. INCRESE in its [...]

Adolescents Group Discussion

Sound values are very essential for peace of the society and the wellbeing of its citizens. When moral decadence has permeated the entire society, it is a cause for concern.  It calls for immediate, sustained intervention.  Any procrastination to commence a repair and rebuilding of sound values in such a case, only permits the society to spiral into the abyss of anarchy, and it gets to a point where the effort to re-establish a good value system looks impossible. INCRESE [...]

Home Safety And Security Training Held By Increse

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 to the elderly and in every situation is what INCRESE is here to give. INCRESE spent the day with a [...]

Building Bridges Across Social Movements for SRHR Advocacy

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 and strategies for advocating for SRHR Push the debate for institutionalizing SRHR as a developmental right in Nigeria Three days into [...]