Mufuliat Fijabi

Country

Nigeria

Known for

Women's Human Rights Activist; Member of the Global Muslim Women's Shura Council

Mufuliat Fijabi

Biography

Mufuliat Fijabi is a gender and development practitioner and has worked as a passionate women’s human rights activist over the last two decades.  She has experience in communications, women’s leadership and political participation, resource mobilization, policy development and advocacy, as well as inclusion of vulnerable groups (women, youths and Persons with Disabilities) in development and democratic processes. She has served in different capacities, including, News Reporter and Producer, Woman Editor, Senior Programme Officer, Consultant, Acting Executive Director, Project Manager, National Gender Expert and Gender Advisor. Some of the organizations she worked in over the years included, The Guardian Newspaper, MITV/Star 101.5 FM, BAOBAB for Women’s Human Rights, EDI for Gender Justice, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) II Project the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, (IFES) and currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF).

Sources

http://democracy-support.eu/nigeria/mufuliat-fijabi