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Mwan Weekly Update (Week 6)


Week 6: 28th NOV TO 4TH DEC 2021




MWAN Rivers and her gender-Based Violence Prevention Advocates partnered with the Centre for Gender and Development Studies, University of Port Harcourt and the Rivers State Ministry of Health Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Technical Working Group (RS-SGBV TWG) to carry out a very successful rally on Tuesday 30th November 2021 at the University of Port Harcourt. 250 Fliers were distributed, and 100 stickers placed at strategic locations in the school premises to raise awareness about Prevention of GBV on University Campuses. This rally was funded by the foundation for partnerships in the Niger Delta(PIND).

Members of school Health Committee of MWAN Rivers were at the Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls’ School, Elelewo on Friday 3rd December 2021 for School Health Day Activities and the ‘Pad-A-Girl’ health. The girls benefitted from the health talk on relevant issues and the distribution of 162 hygienic sanitary pads.


Chituru Weje and Dr. Lilian Ozumba were the media personalities of the week, appearing on radio and TV respectively to talk on the World AIDS Day Theme for 2021 – End Inequalities, End AIDS, End Pandemics.

MWAN Rivers was at the Rivers State University on Thursday 2nd December 2021 with her GBV Prevention Advocates, RS-SGBV TWG and the Junior Chambers International for a rally to create awareness about the ills of GBV on University Campuses. This event was funded by PIND.

MWAN Rivers Outreach Committee provided medical screening services to the participants of the African Women Lawyer Association Program to commemorate the 16 days of activism against GBV which held on Thursday 2nd December 2021. 

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