‘Breaking Barriers: Equipping Agents of Change in Building a Future Free from Gender Violence’ Workshop with Edo State Ministry of Justice, Nigeria

Prosecuting various forms of Gender-Based Violence, against the surge of such cases during and after the Covid-19 pandemic, is a critical step towards safeguarding human rights, fostering economic growth and advancing gender equality. As part of its efforts to fight Gender-Based Violence, the AGA-Africa Programme collaborated with the Edo State Ministry of Justice on a […]

Countering Transnational Organized Crime in Africa” with Good Governance Africa, South Africa

Transnational Organized Crime (TOC) is one of Africa’s most critical security challenges which is often linked to human trafficking, sexual exploitation, fraud and money laundering and poaching of endangered wildlife. Additionally, transnational organised crime causes profound social, economic, political and environmental damage. In an effort to bring greater awareness on the impacts of transnational organised […]

Africa’s Girl Child and the Struggle for Health, Education and Agency Conference, South Africa

Girls across the African continent continue to face challenges that impede their success such as overall wellbeing, poverty, illiteracy, ill-health, child trafficking among others. This cannot continue unaddressed. Against this backdrop and to facilitate capacity building in protecting the girl child, Good Governance Africa collaborated with Telkom Foundation and Boston City Campus on an Interactive […]

Effective Investigation and Prosecution of Gender-Based Violence Offence Workshop in collaboration with Uganda Police

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) affects both genders although it disproportionately affects women and girls. Most cases, however, remain under-reported as it is clouded in shame and most investigation techniques have proven to be ineffective and further re-traumatize the victims. Against this backdrop, AGA-Africa in collaboration with the Uganda Police, held a two-day training on […]

Trend, Pattern or Crime: A Critical Appraisal of Image-Based Sexual Abuse in the 21st Century Webinar in collaboration with Stand to End Rape (STER) Initiative, Nigeria

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”0dr4lt4fw” animation_delay=”0″] Image-Based Sexual Abuse (IBSA) refers to the non-consensual creation and/or distribution of private, sexual images including typical revenge porn, as well as consensually taken images that have been hacked or stolen and then shared. The harms of image-based sexual abuse are deeply gendered and victims mostly women and girls and the […]

Women Judges and Magistrates Mentorship Forum with the International Association of Women Judges, (IAWJ), Kenya Chapter

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”45ayuglj2e” animation_delay=”0″] Gender equity, equality, social justice and fair representation are key areas that require the most emphasis in the quest for empowerment and recognition of the vital roles that women play in society today. Women in leadership, particularly law enforcement, require mentorship to effectively execute their roles and overcome the challenges that […]

Access to Protection, Justice and Accountability for Victims of Gender-Based Violence Webinar with Ghana Police Service and Africa Women Lawyers Association (AWLA)

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”sl6kcni4zf” animation_delay=”0″] Gender-Based Violence (GBV) is a vice that knows no social or economic boundaries and affects people of all socio-economic backgrounds. Access to protection, justice and accountability for victims remains a global challenge. In a bid to addressing this weighty subject, AGA-Africa in collaboration with Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit of […]

AGA-Africa and the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) – Kenya collaborate for a Gender-Based Violence Webinar

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”sl6kcni4zf” animation_delay=”0″] “Violence against women and girls is one of the most prevalent human rights violations in the world. It knows no social, economic or national boundaries. Worldwide, an estimated one in three women will experience physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime.” ~ United Nations Population Fund (UNPF). In keeping with its […]

Webinar on ‘Effective Investigation and Prosecution of the Offense of Rape & Other Gender-Based Violence Offenses’ with Cross River State, Nigeria and AGA-Africa

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”0dr4lt4fw” animation_delay=”0″] Rooted in deep seated gender inequality, Gender-Based Violence is a shameful crime and a violation of human rights with far reaching implication. AGA-Africa exists to protect the most vulnerable in society. To stem this rampant and devastating crime AGA-Africa in collaboration with Cross River State Government, a Webinar themed Effective Investigation […]

AGA-Africa and Ghana Police Service partner for Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit on workshop

[cmsmasters_row][cmsmasters_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsmasters_text shortcode_id=”u8a5iasum” animation_delay=”0″] In the month of November, AGA-Africa in conjunction with the Ghana Police Service organized two Gender-Based Violence Virtual Workshops on 9-11th and 16-18th November, 2020. The workshop brought together officers in the law enforcement attached to the Domestic Violence and Victim Support Unit. The GBV workshops were officially opened by Chief […]