Ene, CSO’s raises awareness at International Human Rights Day
International Center for Human Rights Nonviolence and Safety Awareness represented by the Executive Director, Barr. Ene Sarah Unobe and some other members of Civil Society organizations and NGOs participated actively in the 2022 International Human Rights Day March/Rally organized by the National Human Rights Commission South West Office in partnership with the United Nations Information Center (UNIC), International Center for Human Rights Nonviolence and Safety Awareness (ICHRNVSA) and Foundation for Resilient Empowerment and Development (FREND), among other notable human rights organizations like Youth for Human Rights Lagos Branch, WARIEN ROSE FOUNDATION, Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR), LEADIN Africa, etc.
The awareness rally was held on Monday, December 12 at Ikeja Lagos with a takeoff from the NHRC Lagos Office situated at Wemabod Estate, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja Lagos through Adeniji Jones Avenue connected Allen Junction and marched down to Ikeja Under bridge (Computer Village) and through Oba Akran Avenue back to Wemabod Estate.
The rally was an awesome moment as stakeholders and human rights advocates marched, danced, advocated for human rights, demanded zero tolerance for Gender Based Violence, encouraged people to exercise their right to vote and take active part in the forthcoming 2023 General elections, with greater emphasis made against vote selling while we also encouraged peaceful elections.
In yet another event to Mark the International human rights day 2022, ICHRNVSA Executive Director, Ene Sarah Unobe Esq. was nominated by the United Nations Information Center (UNIC) to speak to the students and staff of Vivian Fowler Memorial Girls School, located at billings way, ikeja.
She thought the students Human Rights as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948, chapter 4, of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the child rights laws.