IANSA Women’s Network Training of Trainers in Nigeria

IANSA women in Nigeria, the Women's Right to Education Programme held a Training of Trainers’ workshop on ‘Conflict Transformation, Peace Building and Small Arms Control’ on 22-23 July. The training was part of a project aimed at increasing women’s participation in local community peace building and conflict resolution. The project is currently being implemented in three states of the Niger delta region (Delta, Edo and Rivers States). Participants included 10 men and 32 women from communities in these states. Mimidoo Achakpa comments that, “After the training, participants were motivated and empowered to pass down skills and knowledge to other people in their communities.”