Who We Are

We are a Nigerian based women’s right and gender not for profit organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission working in Nigeria with focus on Northern Nigeria. Connecting Gender for development (COGEN) also partners with other civil society actors within Nigeria and across the West African sub region to promote the nurturing of inclusive and open communities.

COGEN has ECOSOC Consultative Status with the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).

What We Do

Support individuals and communities to create the necessary linkages with the right stakeholders, governments and corporate institutions to enable them to achieve their goals Enhance the quality of deliverance of governance through our work in tracking and monitoring government spending and project implementation to provide empirical evidence for citizens and policy makers Build the capacity of citizens, organizations and governments to clearly identify their issues, articulate their demands and advocate to relevant stakeholders to achieve their goals

HGSFP January 2020 infograph

Our Partners