The DEC is a NGO in Enugu, Nigeria. It describes itself as "one of the leading NGOs and a model as far as women education, empowerment and microcredit is concerned in the South-East geographical zone of Nigeria, with branch offices in most of the towns in the zone, where it has women self help groups numbering 500." The principal aims of DEC include helping women to help themselves towards self-reliance, bring about social justice, peace and development. To stimulate women in rural areas, as well as the urban poor to act for positive change in their situations through self help initiatives. To initiate, encourage and strengthen leadership in her self help groups through capacity building programmes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....
Fahamu (meaning 'understanding' or 'consciousness' in Kiswahili) is a Global Support Fund of the Tides Foundation. It supports the struggle for human rights and social justice in Africa by:
* Supporting social justice advocacy through the innovative use of information and communication technologies
* Stimulating debate, discussion and analysis
* Distributing news and information
* Developing training materials and running distance-learning courses ... [according to site editor's information]