Gender Equality, Peace and Development Centre

Maiduguri, Nigeria
Joined September 2023

GEPaDC is a not-for-profit women led NGO in Nigeria whose mission is mission is to work for Gender Equality, Empowerment, peace and sustainable development.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Children's Rights, Community Organizing, Disability Rights, Education, Gender-based violence, Health, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Policy Advocacy

Gender Equality Peace and Development Center (GEPaDC) is a not-for-profit, non-political and non-religious organization. The organization was established in 2008 and was registered with Nigeria Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria in 2010 with registration number CAC/IT/39885 with the vision “A society where women and men, girls and boys realize their full potential and participate in every sphere on equal basis and where the rights of everyone irrespective of sex are recognized and respected”. With Our mission is to work for GEWE peace and sustainable development. To this end, we focus our efforts on promoting the social, educational, economical, and political development of women and girl’s including advocating for women’s rights, eliminating discrimination against women including GBV, advancing women’s capacities and leadership skills, promoting their participation in the decisions that affect their lives, and amplifying their voices for peace and security at all levels.

We work in the following areas: Gender Equality, Human/Women’s Rights and Women and Girls Leadership Development; Peace Building, Conflict Resolution/ Management, Human Security & Women, Peace & Security; VAWGs/SGBV Prevention and Response; Health/Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights;  Protection in Emergency; Education in Emergency; Food Security, Livelihoods and Nutrition; Shelter; WASH;   Gender, Agriculture and Climate Change; Gender and Peace Academy for Youth