About Us

ABOUT US

The Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN) is an independent, not for profit making, non-governmental organization established to promote the respect for human rights of women and girls especially their reproductive and health rights. Our vision is a society where women and girls are empowered to realize their mental, social and physical well-being, and it is committed to empowering individuals for improved quality of life and social change. The primary focus is the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

Although the idea for the centre was conceived in the year 2000, the Centre started operations with a seed grant from the Global Fund for Women in 2003.

The Centre is registered as a company limited by Guarantee under the Companies and Allied Matters Act of 1990 (Its Registration No. is RC 497455).Our

VISION​

A society where women and girls are empowered to realise their mental, social and physical wellbeing.

MISSION STATEMENT​

CEWHIN is committed to empowering individuals for improved quality of life and social change.

OUR CORE VALUES

OUR OBJECTIVES

To carry out research and activities in the area of women and young girls’ reproductive health and rights, with the long term effect of reducing maternal mortality and HIV transmission;

To build the capacities of women and young girls for creating long-term solutions to the challenges that they face;

To act as catalyst in the promotion of women’s human rights through information, exchange of ideas and the development of resources;

To provide useful and timely information on issues relating to women and young girls towards promoting good governance for the promotion of the desired social change in Nigeria;

To collaborate with similar organisations in advocating and campaigning for the actualisation of women’s human rights;

To provide consultancy services on issues relating to human development and social change.

Our Core Areas

The Centre for Women’s Health and Information (CEWHIN) works under these three focus areas:

Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls

Under this focus area, CEWHIN covers Gender-based violence, psychosocial support for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence and other forms of trauma.

Good Governance

CEWHIN’s governance programme seeks to enhance citizen’s participation in governance in specific sectors. It also seeks to promote transparency and accountability in the way government make decisions and deliver services.

Capacity Building

CEWHIN helps to build capacity of stakeholders by offering technical assistance and training where needed. The Centre also produces relevant knowledge materials for information sharing and awareness purposes.

OUR DONORS

OUR PARTNERS

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