The Women for Health (W4H) is entering an exciting new extension phase and will evolve to adapt to the emerging context and new challenges in the North, including expanding into Borno State.

It will focus on a “building back better” approach in the conflict and humanitarian areas in Yobe and Borno states, and will ensure sustainability of the progress achieved over the last five years in Katsina, Kano, Jigawa and Zamfara.

The extension phase is expected to run until October 2020 will also facilitate locally-led scale up of the W4H approach in additional states and institutionalisation of commitment by Federal agencies.

It is expected that the women’s empowerment aspects of the programme and the way the programme is implemented will contribute to communities’ resilience and to peace-building. 

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