by admin | Feb 22, 2019 | Gender, Human Trafficking, United Nations
“Empower a woman, and the issues of human trafficking, domestic violence, abuse, impoverishment, and abandonment will be tackled with ease – excerpts from our latest book, ’We Are the Blessings of Africa, Reshaping Our Greatness Together,’ – Excerpts from “We Are the Blessings of Africa, Rebuilding Our greatness Together” book endorsed by the first lady of Nigeria.
The same excerpts were used for the production of her upcoming Nollywood (Nigeria, Africa) film called “Empowered.”
The “Empowered’ film presentation has been accepted as part of the United Nations Committee on the Status of Women (CSW63) Forum – the largest annual gathering of women at the United Nations. The launch and screen of “Empowered” is set to take place at the Church Center for the United Nations, Eighth Floor on Friday March 15, 2019 at 6:00 pm
The book and the movie produced by Dr. Queen Blessing are powerful tools for change, calling on the empowerment of women and youths as a critical first step to Human Trafficking and poverty eradication and the link to sustainable development.
Dr. Queen Blessing, a resident of the Atlanta metro area and recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Award from President Barack Obama is the Founder/Executive President of Global Empowerment Movement Corporation, USA (GEM USA) a non-profit organization through which she collaborate with the United Nations and other organizations in advocating for community development and women empowerment as the critical first step and the link to empowering not just the woman, but the family, the Community and thereby tackling the issues of Human Trafficking from the grassroot levels.
Dr. Queen Blessing is engaged in various community based nonprofit empowerment causes in Africa and United States of America.
For further details, please contact Deacon Joe at 404 397 9445
by admin | Feb 21, 2019 | Gender, Human Trafficking, United Nations
Activating and Strengthening Women Empowerment through Economic and Social Inclusion: Empowerment as a Link to Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Development – CSocD57 Side Event
As reported by the United Nations
The aim of the side event is to highlight how Women and Youth inclusiveness, Economic and Equality Empowerment are the keys to Eradicate Poverty, Curb Human Trafficking, and Achieve Sustainable Development Goals.
The side event discussion will address the following critical areas: Economic empowerment of the marginalized poor people, challenges to social inclusion, the effect of women and youth economic empowerment, and gender inequality on poverty in Africa. Poverty is the common root of Africa human trafficking, abuse of women, victimization of the vulnerable and the marginalized people in need. In addition, the side event will explore ways we can strengthen empowerment through economic, education, political, fiscal, social inclusion, social protection policies because strengthening women and youth economic empowerment to be agents of change is the prerequisite for poverty eradication and the achievement of all the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
by admin | Feb 18, 2019 | Gender, Human Trafficking, Uncategorized
UN sets to premiere Nigerian movie ‘Empowered’ by Queen Blessing
Posted On February 18, 2019 Africa Cable Network