Improving lives: Empowering Sexual Minority Women in Nigeria

Women’s Health & Equal Rights Initiative [WHER] has kicked off the first part of its ‘Pathways to Empowering Sexual Minority Women in Nigeria’ project with two workshops held in Abuja. The project aims to strengthen sexual minority women by psychologically empowering them and enhancing their capacity to become more financially stable. The workshops tagged ‘Psychological...

We are now hiring for a Finance and Accounting Officer

Job Title: Finance & Accounting Officer Location: Abuja Reporting To: Executive Director & Director of Programs Collaborates with: Entire Project Team About WHER: The Women’s Health and Equal Rights (WHER) Initiative is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization established with the aim of promoting a deeper conceptual knowledge of sexuality, gender identity, and sexual orientation; providing access...

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Rights Every Nigerian Woman Should Know

This new book serves as a resource for coping with the human rights-related challenges that straight and lesbian women face: rape, forced marriage, domestic violence, and blackmail. The 50-page cartoon-filled book presents simple summaries of Nigerian laws, including the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act and laws governing inheritance, families, bail, landlords, and tenants. It also clarifies...