In response to the violence, injustice and indignity Nigerian women face at the hands of the police, a coalition of organisations and activist groups led by young Nigerian women has formed to organise peaceful protests. Find out the details for the day and what you can do to help
Through the Eyes of African Women is launching and we we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate the power of young African women! Our guest speakers are from young African women-led activist groups, As Equals; We Will Not Be Silent and the Market March 2018.
Duke University’s Social Movements Lab is hosting fellow and founder of Through the Eyes of African Women, Anwulika Okonjo, for a talk about where TEAW came from, why it matters and where it’s going.
A comfortable space where female survivors aged 15-22 can gather and talk about their experiences without judgment, fear or blame.
A representative from the Stand to End Rape Initiative and a certified therapist will also be in attendance. They will be there to issue professional advice and answer any questions which may arise.
TRIGGER WARNING: we may discuss some topics which may lead you to relive a traumatic experience in your life. Please prepare accordingly.
Women all over Southern Africa are shutting down the nation in order to make their voices heard on gender violence in the country. From Gauteng to Kwa-zulu Natal and Namibia, women will be marching together to protest the crimes against their our bodies and rights.
Today Lagos will hear us when we say that WE WILL NOT BE SILENT anymore about sexual assault and rape culture in Nigeria. Come join hundreds of us as we march along the streets of Lagos to show support for survivors of sexual assault.