As the date for the 2018 edition of the African Women Intercultural Dialogue (AWID 2018) draws close, the project has continue to receive support from different organizations, bodies and associations across Africa.
Leading fashion brand inspired by African culture and art, Woodin has announced their support for AWID 2018 holding at the International Women Centre, Abuja on September 25, 2018. The Dialogue, powered by Citylights West Africa and supported by Footprint to Africa, has also received a major backing from the West African Women Association. WAWA is a consortium of women owned non- governmental and developmental organizations within the West African sub-region under the ECOWAS umbrella.
The association’s focal person, Dr. Beatrice Ubeku (MFR) assured AWID 2018 organisers of WAWA’s participation at the dialogue this year when they visited the association at the ECOWAS Liaison office at Onikan, Victoria Island in Lagos. She stressed the importance of continuous networking and sharing ideas on a continual basis in resolving social issues the world we live in is not static, its continuously changing so there is need for us to keep improving on the means we engage our socio-cultural issues.
Also, the National Agency Against the Trafficking of Persons, NAPTIP assured organisers of providing bus for logistics of people coming from outside Nigeria for the dialogue in Abuja.
Meanwhile, the National Association of Liberation Tigers (NALT), a movement for positive social change, widely known for its quest for social justice, global peace agenda, harmonic co-existence of people of all races, and equality of all men, has also come on board AWID 2018.
Headquartered in Nigeria with branches in Africa, pivotal nations in Europe and Americas, NALT has confirmed from its national president on the need for them to give their voice on the socio-cultural challenges impeding the socio-capital values of women in Africa.
Soren Kierkegaard, International Academic Society Africa (SKIASA), Society for Social Rights and Civic Literacy (SOSORCIL) have also declared their participation and unalloyed support to AWID 2018.