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OP-UNEDT| INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS DAY ~ Fatima Abubakar

“This day is set aside by the United Nations yearly to look into the lives of widows and the effective actions and advocacy of their plight. The lives of widows as well as their children around the world, who suffer from Injustice, conflicts, poverty, illiteracy, and HIV/AIDS. All these various forms of abuses...

Zubin Cooper Redefines Feminism With Miss Liberia 2021 Pageant

No pun intended, but would you in anyway feel that Media Mogul and businessman Zubin is a better woman than most women that appear to be role models in the country? This is being said because as a "he for she" this gentleman is on a race to remind our...

INSECURITY IN IMO: From Prison Reform to Prison Break ~ Adaora Onyechere

On TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2019. Imo State Government under the administration of His Excellency, Rt. Hon Emeka Ihedioha CON, KSC flagged off a REFORMATION AND RE-ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR JUVENILE Offenders, in partnership with the NIGERIAN CORRECTIONAL SERVICE in the state with key focus on welfare, empowerment, mental health and reintegration...

REMEMBERING IMO’S DEMOCRATIC DEFICIT

March 3, 2021 marked exactly one year that the Supreme Court declined to re-examine and correct herself in the case of Uzodimma vs Ihedioha/SC.1462/2019. While Hope Uzodimma flexes in the euphoria of a controversial mandate; the Supreme Court jurists are held captive by the conscience of their hearts, Imo is...

Opinion – I’ve Spent Decades Working Towards Nigerian Women’s Power. #endsars Is Our Moment

The past few months, women in Nigeria have been busy protesting for justice on multiple fronts. Earlier this year, women protested against gender-based violence. Today, young women are leaders in the #EndSARS protests. I have over two decades experience working with marginalized and resilient women in conflict zones and helping...

#ENDSARS: Nigerian Women – A Coalition Against Police Brutality

Whenever revolutions are documented, women are erased. History is timelessly unkind to women and women’s contributions to politics and activism. When honor is due to be awarded, Black women’s accomplishments are at best, credited to the patriarchs, and at worst, labeled subversive. Experience has taught us, however, to give people...