FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. As we evolve to meet the challenges of the future, we stand committed to the principles that have guided our organization for the last 40+ years. Our work continues to be grounded in research and science, strengthened by partnerships and focused on building the capacity of individuals, communities and countries to succeed.
Over the past 14 years, the work of WRAPA has brought important achievements combining effective advocacy with free legal defence, counselling, shelter, skills and literacy training to p
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About Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) Nigeria
The acronym WRAPA means different things to different people as we were told. It symbolizes the ordinary "wrapa” (one piece cloth) worn by the women folk, worn by all Nigerian women, thereby underscoring its national outlook and impact. It is a rights based NGO seeking to influence recognition and respect as well as the acceleration of the enjoyment of women’s rights as guaranteed by the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, religious and cultural laws as well as international laws and treaties that Nigeria is signatory to. A 37 persons/member Committee Chaired by ProfessorJadesolaAkande, produced a blueprint of a sustainable intervention aimed at achieving social justice for women.