Louisa.O. Eikhomun
Executive Director
eikhomunlouisa@gmail.com
Promoting Peace and Security for African Women and Girls
WELCOME
Echoes of Women in Africa Initiative(ECOWA) is a Nigerian non
governmental, non for profit,  women human rights organisation
promoting peace and security for African Women and Girls,
through Social Justice Education, Research and Policy Advocacy
and Support Interventions. ECOWA engages stakeholders in
monitoring compliance with international, regional, and national
policies on the protection of women and girls in conflict and
disaster.
Advocacy Visit by members of LagosWomen2030 led by Echoes of Women in Africa
Initiative to The Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos, Nigeria on October
20th, 2017.
Agenda included: Overview of Women2030 Experience sharing from 2017 HLPF and
VNR, Analysis of Nigeria's report and strategiesfor collaboration on the implementation
of the SDGs on leaving no woman and girl beind in Nigeria.
Day of the Girl Child - October 11
Meet our Young Volunteer
Emmanuella, a student and an advocate
of safe spaces for girls; free from rape,
child marriage, FGM. She is also  
promoting adolescent Sexual Health and
Rights calling for the reduction in the price
of Sanitary Pads that is now above the
reach of girls from poor families  in
Nigeria.
Support her campaign.
                                                                                2017 HLPF at the United Nations
ECOWA with funding from Women Major Group participated at The 2017 HLPF. From July 10-19th the world gathered at the UN  
with the Theme: ‘Eradicating poverty and promoting prosperity in a changing world’ was the theme of the High Level Political
Forum (HLPF) .A thematic review was conducted for SDGs 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, and 14. 43 countries including Nigeria  presented their
Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) on progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)