The Ever-Growing Attack on Reproductive Rights

On Tuesday, May 21st, Nigerian police officers raided a Marie Stopes Clinic in Lagos and harassed patients and health workers who were present at the time. This incident follows from a protest in Nairobi on May 20th to shut down a branch of Marie Stopes, on the basis that the clinic performs abortions, and the recent Abuja police raid which spurred the #SayHerNameNigeria movement.

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#SudanUprising: A Women's Revolution

In the protests, women from all walks of life have come out en masse to demand the freedom they have so long been denied. From students protesting in universities to female prisoners at Omdurman Prison going on hunger strike on International Women’s Day, to women too old to march banging pots outside their houses to encourage protesters.

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