Theme: Results-Based Social Protection Initiatives: Deploying Digital Technologies and Enterprise for Edo Grassroots Women

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 3:00 – 4:15 PM

March 13, 2019
3:00 – 4:15 PM

Ex-Press Bar GA Building
UN Headquarters

RSVP by March 8 at


CHAIR: Betsy Obaseki, First Lady Edo State

SPECIAL GUEST: H.E. Dr. Hajo Sani, Senior Special Assistant to the Wife of the President of Nigeria


Professor Olayinka Omorogbe, Attorney General, Edo State and Chair, Edo Task Force Committee on Trafficking of In Persons

Dr. Nosa Aladeselu, Founding President, African Women Empowerment Guild

Mrs. Esther Eghobamien-Mshelia, UN CEDAW Member, Nig. Rep and “KOWGO” Innovator

Mrs. Izeduwa Darex Lulu Briggs, UNWomen, Regional Director, East and Southern Africa

Ms. Valerie Huber, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of Global Affairs, Senior Policy Advisor

Susan Yoshihara, Ph.D., Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam), Senior VP for Research and Council of Women, Peace and Security, Founder

Leading Experts on the subjects will serve as principal Respondents followed by Dialogue with participants and stakeholders


Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations
Center for Family and Human Rights (C-Fam)