This year, 2017, the Women’s Crisis Centre pilots a 16 Days of Activism event to highlight WCC and its programs, promote Nigerian women artistes and promote self expression and healing through art for women generally and victims of various forms of violence against women specifically.
Theme: Women Finding Peace in A Conflicted World
The Exhibit showcases art works created by women telling their story of personal healing and finding peace in a world of violence, conflict and war that is waged on and with women’s bodies.
The exhibition has the following goals:
- Celebrate women’s strength, healing in the face of violence through the arts
- Create a safe space for women to tell their stories
- Empower women through creative expression
- Promote the WCC to the Abuja non profit and diplomatic community
- Promote the arts in Abuja and
- Encourage collaborations among women’s and artists’ groups