Nigeria

WATCH: Amy Oyekunle – “Make A Resounding Noise Wherever You Are!” #BringBackOurGirls

Published: 9 May 2014 > V-Day > Nigeria

Amy Oyekunle, Executive Director of Kudirat Initiative for Democracy in Lagos and One Billion Rising global coordinator for Nigeria, along with local students created this important video calling for global solidarity and action to #BringBackOurGirls this Sunday, 11 May (Mother’s Day in the U.S. and other countries). The Kudirat Initiative for…

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We Are Not Going Anywhere

Published: 7 May 2014 > V-Day > Nigeria

One Billion Rising for Justice activists in Swaziland started their protest action on 7 May in Manzini and will continue until the girls are brought back.

by Barbara Mhangami-Ruwende, Global Coordinator for Southern Africa Two weeks ago, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams. It is assumed that the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means “western education is forbidden.” It…

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RISE FOR OUR SISTERS IN NIGERIA

Published: 2 May 2014 > V-Day > Nigeria

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(Photo : Twitter/WomenGirlsLead) Dear One Billion Rising and V-Day Activists, Two weeks ago, 234 teenage girls were kidnapped in the Nigerian city of Bornu while taking their exams. It is assumed that the girls were taken by Boko Haram, a local Islamic extremist group whose name means “western education is…

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