Second Post Women Deliver Conference Meeting: Deliver for Nigeria

The second Women Deliver Conference meeting in Nigeria follows the groundbreaking first meeting held on June 10, 2016, in Abuja, after the Women Deliver Conference 2016. Hosted by Mr. Torben Gettermann, Danish Ambassador to Nigeria, at the Danish Embassy in Abuja, the second meeting saw representation from the E2E Initiative, led by Founder Mrs. Joy Anih. During her welcome speech, Mrs. Moji Makanjuola, the convener of the Deliver for Nigeria project from the International Society of Media in Public Health (ISMPH), outlined ten action points for collaborative efforts to advance women’s and girls’ agenda in Nigeria. Emphasizing the importance of driving towards fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nigeria, she acknowledged the pivotal role of attendees, particularly Mrs. Toyin Saraki, and Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi.

You can also read

Mr. Gettermann, in his opening remarks, commended the attendees’ commitment and collaborative spirit in advancing the cause of women and girls. He highlighted Nigeria’s progress towards gender equality, citing initiatives like the Gender and Equal Opportunity Bill (GEOBill). Encouraging collective action, he affirmed the necessity of delivering for girls and women in Nigeria and pledged his support to the Deliver for Nigeria movement.

Mrs. Toyin Saraki, represented by Mrs. Inimfon Etuk, emphasized the importance of institutions empowering women and girls for sustainable development. She reaffirmed her commitment as the matron to facilitate the Deliver for Nigeria agenda. Dr. Amina Aminu Dorayi provided an overview of the Deliver for Nigeria movement, stressing the urgency for Nigeria to address women and girls’ health and wellbeing. She emphasized the need for renewed action, political commitment, strategic investment, and stronger partnerships.

The Women for Women’s Health program, introduced by Mrs. Makanjuola, and aimed at supporting women’s health, was discussed. In her closing remarks, Mrs. Moji Makanjuola underscored the importance of involving Nigerian youths globally as value change agents for developmental progress in Nigeria.

The Ambassador expressed excitement about attendees’ energy and enthusiasm, pledging his commitment to advancing the movement.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like these