MEMUNAT SINGLE MOTHER AND CHILD INITIATIVE HAILS NATIONAL HUMAN RIGHT COMMISSION FOR PARTNERING CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS.
The Chief Executive Officer Of Memunat Single Mother and Child Initiative, Memunat Idu-Lah has Commended the Nigeria’s National Human Right Commission for it Collaborations with the Civic Society Organizations, (CSOs) Non Governmental Organizations,(NGOs) and other relevant Governments Agencies towards ensuring the protection of the rights of Nigerians.
Memunat Idu-Lah pointed out that, the Commission’s Collaboration with the Civic Society Organizations and Non-governmental Organizations has intensified advocacy, awareness amongst Nigerians about their rights, and it has also helped to reduce abuse and Violation of the rights of the masses particularly the poor.
The CEO disclosed this to the Press at a Forum between the the National Human Right Commission and the Civil Society Organizations with a Theme: “Human Rights, Yesterday, Today and Future”,held, Thursday December 7,2023 at the National Human Right Commission’s Auditorium, Maitama Abuja, a forum which was Organised to appraise and evaluates the Progress recorded by the Commission, who’s mandate was to ensure the Protection of the rights of Nigerian Citizens, and to also see how they Could Strengthened their Collaborations.
According to her, the Mamunat Single Mother and Child Initiative, was established about Eleven Months ago, and was Incorporated with the Cooperates Affairs Commission, CAC Primarily, to give Voice to Single Mothers in the Country, and to also protects their rights and Stop Societal Stigmatization.
She further pointed out that,our Contemporary Society today is such a Society that Single Mothers were being Portrayed as prostitute, Irresponsible individuals, all manners of derogatory names were attached to them and Sometimes their rights been Violated due to the fact that, they don’t have in most cases persons to defend their rights, their Vulnerability has exposed them to Various kind of abuses, she said.
She further Stressed that the Memunat Single Mother and Child Initiative was Committed to ensure that the rights of Single Mothers are Protected, their Voice been heard, empathized and most importantly, been Catered for and be treated as other individuals in the Society.
The CEO Called on Governments to always Carry every Nigerians along by given all and Sundry a Sense of belonging in all their Programs and Policies, so as to avoid breeding dissident groups amongst the masses, even as She Observed that most of the Crises and upheavals the Nation had witnessed was as a result of prolonged Neglect and perceived injustice.