History

Generation Initiative for Women and Youth Network (GIWYN) is a non–profit non-governmental organization which was created in 2005 to protect women and youths in crisis. It was duly registered with the state in 2008 and incorporated in 2010 with Corporate Affair Commission in Nigeria. GIWYN has offices   in Owerri and Lagos. GIWYN works locally but thinks globally. GIWYN’s reputation as a small but dynamic organization encourages collaborative partnerships and linking and learning to implement activities nationally. In the last year, in order to implement more expansive projects, GIWYN strengthened its internal structures, systems and procedures. GIWYN has Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and is a member of, Women Thrive and Nigerian national non-governmental organizations. GIWYN is in a National    Coalition with eight other organizations and 150 individual members that work on gender equality and  Reproductive and Sexual Health Rights