via NEWS : Sen. Aisha Alhassan – Released students (Chibok girls) to resume school in September — OKWY BLOG

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development , Sen. Aisha Alhassan, on Saturday said the Chibok girls were ready for academic session in September and pleaded with abductors to release the remaining girls. Sen. Aisha Alhassan disclosed this during a lunch with the released Chibok girls and their parents in Abuja. “They will be […] … Continue reading via NEWS : Sen. Aisha Alhassan – Released students (Chibok girls) to resume school in September — OKWY BLOG

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The Root of Cause — The Issue With Violence Against Women and Girls

Violence against women and girls is an issue not only nationwide but globally, and has been an issue for many years. This issue is a huge problem for women across the globe. The number of ways that women have experienced violence would put someone at a loss for words. But, what is the cause of […] … Continue reading The Root of Cause — The Issue With Violence Against Women and Girls

via A GROWING VOICE OF AFRICA FROM UGANDA

Busulwa Gabriel Walta is a Ugandan film maker, activist who specialize on human rights stories basically on women equality and children’s rights, more so that to that Walta is a big-time advocate against child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) among others. This year he represented Uganda at the African Union Youth Summit-Art for Peace […] … Continue reading via A GROWING VOICE OF AFRICA FROM UGANDA

via Tragedy to Triumph: How sewing lessons are changing the lives of women with fistula — Girls’ Globe

Written by Samantha Bossalini, Development and Communications Associate The city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania is anything but quiet. An increasingly modern metropolis overlooking the Indian Ocean, Dar is home to 4.4 million people, and is one of the fastest growing cities on the African continent. It’s a cacophony of noises, sounds, colors, and smells; […] … Continue reading via Tragedy to Triumph: How sewing lessons are changing the lives of women with fistula — Girls’ Globe