Kebetkache Women Development & Resource Centre is a community action, education and advocacy non-governmental organization working on development and social justice issues as they affect women and children in Nigeria and around the world.
Kebetkache envisions a society where women's rights are recognized and respected. The mission of the organization is to promote and protect women rights as well as develop thier leadership potentials.
Kebetkache works in four overlapping thematic areas which are:
- Women's Human Rights
- Democracy and Governance
- Conflict Management and Peace-Building
The specific objectives of the Kebetkache are:
- To create awareness about women;s human rights
- To facilitate women's role in conf;lict mangement and peacebuilding
- To promote democratic principles as well as social justice
- To ensure adequate knowledge on women and environment
News / 10 November 2022
African women raise their voice ahead of COP27 and call for climate justice
In October 2022, 150 women from 14 African Countries gathered in Port Harcourt, Nigeria for the first African Women's Climate Assembly. The aim of this Assembly was to strengthen and unify women-led struggles against dirty extractives and false solutions to the climate crisis in West and Central Africa, and propose the real development solutions that support women's interests in a good and decent life and livelihoods in a time of climate crisis.
News / 19 May 2020
Women from the Niger Delta demand Shell to end pollution of air and water
Communities in the Niger Delta have been affected by air and water pollution due to Shell's activities for decades. This year, at Royal Dutch Shell's annual meeting, Kebetkache Women's Resource and Development Centre held Shell accountable for the consequences of their activities. Clean-up of oil spillages and ending gas flaring is becoming even more urgent in the fight against COVID-19, in which clean water is crucial to prevent the spread of the virus.