Empowerment of Victims Gender Bases Violence and Support Women Full Participation in Cultural Life, Transgender women inclusive

Where
Nigeria
When
2021
Who
Female Artists Association of Nigeria (FEAAN)
The Gender Council
This measure was reported by civil society.
Describe the main features of the measure/initiative: 
1.Since 2017, the female Artists Association of Nigeria has collaborated with public and private sector to end violence against women and children through workshops, art exhibitions, seminars, art talk and art walk with the American embassy, embassy, British High Commission and Institute France etc. 2. The Gender Council is a trans led organization that advocates for the rights of Nigerian trans-intersex and gender non binary people. It has worked on visibility of trans, intersex and gender non binary through organization of symposiums, workshops and seminars. Gender Council promotes not just the Nigerian Culture, but African culture as well working towards reconciliation of gender identity, spirituality and culture.
What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the measure/initiative?: 
• Female Artists Association of Nigeria has a good number of 50 women and 50 children in IDP camps they have empowered through skills learning acquisition. Participants has benefited from our Art seminars, workshops, exhibitions and therapy giving them a voice and educating them on their rights. • The Gender Council sponsored the Miss Trans Global Nigerian pageant which was the first in Nigeria. Creation of social media recognition for Nigerian transgender community.
Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain
Transversal Priority(ies)
Youth
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