About Women for Peace & Gender Equality Initiative
Our mission is to provide women and girls with critical knowledge, skills and opportunities effectively in sustainable development and governance of their communities, societies and actively engaging women and men as agent of social change through information sharing, capacity building and advocacy.
To partner with multi-stakeholder so as to support strong institutions at the sub-national level by making service providers and public agencies more accountable and responsive to citizens in other to promote democratic governance, inclusive growth and human development through social mobilisation at the grassroots level.
The objectives of our commitment are; 1. To make service providers and public agencies more accountable and responsive to citizens at the local level 2. To promote democratic governance, inclusive growth and human development through accountability and voice Workplan: Objective 1; ACTIVITES: I. Advocacy visit to major actors at Local government level on SDG 16 awareness. August 2018, Capacity Building of principal staff of public agencies on Open government partnership and SDG 16 awareness September 2018 II. Mapping of stakeholders and actors of general population into clusters for SDG 16 awareness. August 2018 Objective 2 ACTIVITES: I. Traditional /social media campaign on citizen voice and accountability September 2018 II. Integrating all development work social mobilisation and awareness September – December 2018 III. Engaging each actor on SDG 16 and engaging on healthcare, and electricity Institutions: a) Citizens/clients: individuals and households, community development association and other informal workers b) Politicians/policymakers: c) service Providers can include public line ministries, departments, agencies Theory of change: Social or hybrid accountability relies on civic engagement to build accountability. Social accountability mechanisms enable citizens, civil society organisations and communities to hold government officials and service providers accountable. Examples of social accountability mechanisms include: participatory planning and budgeting, public expenditure tracking, citizen monitoring of service delivery, lobbying and advocacy campaigns.