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League of Democratic Women -LEADS NIGERIA Charity Profile
LEADS NIGERIA was formed and registered in 1997. The secretariat has five fully paid staff and a number of volunteers.
The organization has a secretariat of 5 full time staff, 4 part timers and several volunteers.
The League of Democratic Women (LEADS NIGERIA) has as its aims and objectives, which are to create legal awareness among Northern Nigerian women; to identify and help in strengthening laws and institutions that protects women’s and children’s rights; to persuade government and individuals to engage in affirmative action in favour of women; to encourage female education in Northern Nigeria; to lobby for the promulgation of laws that encourage equality or for the abrogation of customary laws and practices that discriminate against women; to educate Northern Nigerian women on their fundamental rights; to organize seminars, workshops and conferences on women’s rights issues; and
to conduct research and publish reports on women’s rights issues.