Human Rights and Transitional Justice

To Curb Human Rights Abuses/ Violations in Nigeria

To empower Nigerians to understand her in Transitional Justice system and Human rights abuse and remedies.


Exposing Nigerian youths to understand their fundamental rights and the need to seek redress with Human Right Commission when the need arise.


Which sub-theme question will you be answering and how? Refer to manual for the sub-theme questions:

Human Rights and Transitional Justice


The idea is to assist my quota in addressing serials of Transitional Justices and Human Right abuses faced by especially Nigerian Youth.


The urgent need for Nigerians youth to advocate for a strengthened judicial institution that will help in addressing excess in police extra judicial killings is timely with this project. Also to understand how best they should seek redress with appropriate authorities without fear of being unlawful arrest by the police.

Describe the problem that your idea/project wants to address.:

Lack of proactive institutions to address transitional injustices and abuse of human rights.

Timidity among the youth in airing their views on political issue for fear of unlawful arrest and abuse of human right.


Infringement on fundamental rights of the Nigerian youth and need to strengthen Nigerian judicial institution..


Advocacy on the need to strengthen Nigerian judicial process to eschew bribery and corruption in our Judicial system.

How does your idea/project engage local, regional or national governments as a means of increasing citizen engagement and/or government responsiveness?:

Yes, the idea will engage at local regional level those members of Senate and House of representative will be invited within the regional meetings as part of the project activities to initiate bills that will ensure youth transitional justice and human right protection,.


With one voice and collective awareness raised to expectation, the government will like to engage its citizens particularly the youth in its policy formulation and be better position to respond to yearning and their demands

How does your idea/concept engage with gender equality and/or the rights of disadvantaged groups?:

The overall concept of this project will ensure gender equality and balance. Also, vulnerable and disadvantage groups and handicaps will directly and indirectly benefit from the project.


They will be randomly selected to participate at the regional and national seminar and conference that will be organized in course of implementing the proposed project as part of its activities.


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