Young Women Emancipation Forum is a gender focused forum founded in 2004.The mission is to invest in people, projects and programe by building resources for gender development, training and research. It is believed that women/men are critical development actors and can be powerful catalysts for change. Therefore, we envisioned a continuum in which women, girls and men including the vulnerable and disadvantaged are able to develop their potentials free from the constraints of ignorance and lack of skills to ensure that women and men participate actively in development process. YOWEFORUM strives to discover and showcase our young women heritage both tangible and intangible.
To carry out community based research and training on a broad range of gender issues in the areas of leadership, governance and development policy.
Build capacity of urban based and grassroots CSOs/ individuals in governance and leadership skills.
Building training networks and alliances for civic awareness on good governance, poverty alleviation across States/local Government Areas and conflict management.
To help raise awarenss of sport as a tool to liberate young women from Poverty and lack of work using Football Stars as a tool to role modelling.
Making young women invaluable heritage
Young Women Emancipation Forum works with a network of civil society groups, individuals, activists, professionals and researchers that are concerned with sustainable gender development and good governance. We focus on the need to initiate and implement change through workable programs, network and approaches to best practices for gender development and build citizensí voice for good governance using the local government and civil society organizations (CSOs) as entry points. Read more...
For more than five years, we have been passionately promoting and supporting young women of virtue and excellence.