We seek a highly motivated and passionate advocacy officer to join our team.

As the Advocacy Officer, you will play a crucial role in advancing the organization’s mission by leading and executing advocacy campaigns, building partnerships with key stakeholders, and promoting equality and justice for the LBQTI community.


Develop and implement advocacy strategies and campaigns

Build and maintain partnerships with other organizations, stakeholders, and allies

Represent the organization at events, conferences, and meetings

Develop and maintain relationships with media outlets to promote the organization’s mission and campaigns

Monitor and analyze legislation and policy related to LBQTI rights and equality


Must be a Lesbian, Bisexual woman, Queer woman, Transman or an Intersex person

Must be based in Abuja

At least a bachelor’s degree in a related field (e.g., law, political science, public policy)

At least 2 years of experience in advocacy or related field.

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders

A deep commitment to LBQTI rights and equality.

How to apply

Do you have the requirements listed above? Then apply today.

To apply, click here.


The LBTQI community in Nigeria has long faced discrimination, harassment, and violence due to the country’s laws and cultural attitudes. In the South-South region of Nigeria, this situation can be even more severe, making it essential for members of the community to have access to emergency funds to help them in times of need.

IGE-SRH is offering emergency support to LBQTI individuals living in the south-south region of Nigeria.

Objectives of this fund 

  • Providing financial support to LBQTI individuals in need.
  • Promoting stability and security for LBQTI individuals.
  • Addressing economic hardships faced by LBQTI individuals in the south-south region of Nigeria.
  • Reducing financial stress and promoting well-being.
  • Fostering a sense of community and belonging.

Criteria for Application

Your application must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Medical Support – Funding for medical support including hospitalization and medication.
  • Emergency shelter or facilitation to move to a safe house.

How to Apply

To fill out the emergency fund form, click here.


IGE-SRH is excited to share her policy brief on Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR). This policy brief will guide our advocacy for young LBTQI people in Nigeria. It sheds critical light on our organization’s strategy and practices. They contain several exciting insights, suggestions, and recommendations that merit consideration and discussion.

The objectives in this policy brief will be helpful to organizations whose goals are geared towards inclusive human rights and SRHR services for LBQTI persons in Nigeria, as it provides insight into the lived experiences of young LBQTI rightsholders in Nigeria, sheds light on the importance of inclusion of LBQTI rightsholders in social, legal, economic health, and technology programs, highlights best practices on providing inclusive advocacy for LBQTI persons in Nigeria, discusses the challenges to advocacy for the rights of LBQTI persons in Nigeria, and gives recommendations on inclusive and effective programming and advocacy for LBQTI rightsholders, including young persons. 

Click here to find the policy brief.


Position Statement on Sexual and Domestic Abuse

Based on recent events involving Domestic and Sexual Abuse within the Lesbian, Bisexual, and Queer (LBQ) community in Nigeria. The Initiative for Gender Equality and Sexual Reproductive Health (IGE-SRH) puts out her position statement in regards to Sexual and Domestic Abuse. Click on the image to read our statement.



Most work on sexual health and wellbeing in the Nigeria has historically focused on the needs of exclusively heterosexual, cisgender men and women, as well as sexual minority men. However,  the importance of making lesbian and bisexual women’s sexual health needs more visible has become a dire need.