In a bid to build a strong community of self-activating influencers and advocates, Hive, a social impact organization has launched its maiden social advocacy mixer, “#BreakTheBias: Brainstorm & Brunch” to increase advocacy for Gender Equality and Family Planning in Nigeria.
The event which doubles as hive’s official onboarding event, where its 2022 gender equality strategy and the 2022 flagship campaigns of its advocacy partners were announced had in attendance Influencers from the music and media industry, NGOs, CSOs such as, Stand to End Rape Initiative (STER), African Women on Board (AWD), HACEY Health Initiative, CECE Yara Foundation, Legislative Advocacy Initiative for Sustainable Development Goals (LISDEL), Society For Family Health (SFH), development Research and Projects Centre (dRPC) as well as other strategic stakeholders.
In a statement, the organization charged the stakeholders to reevaluate their advocacy contributions and how to utilize their platforms and networks.
The statement further said that this is a way to promote a rapport between its Influencer Champions (ICs) advocates and partnering NGOs, CSOs, and private organizations, was designed to connect these Influencer Champions and
Advocates on a meaningful and trustworthy level with its NGO and CSO partners, thereby providing the opportunity to share ideas,lign on synergies and learn how to maximize advocacy for Gender Equality and Family Planning in Nigeria.