#Nigeria

  • Article: This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    This Nigerian Man Offered Free ‘Female Circumcisions’ on Facebook — Now He’s Advocating Against FGM

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2018

    He posted graphic images of previous procedures, prompting backlash. Read more

  • Article: Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan
    Health

    Bill and Melinda Gates Are Paying Off Nigeria’s $76 Million Debt to Japan

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 11, 2018

    Nigeria owes Japan $76 million for a polio eradication loan. Read more

  • Article: These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    These Libraries in Nigeria Are Helping Girls Learn by Giving Them Books — and Sanitary Pads

    By David Brand|Dec. 15, 2017

    A Global Citizen's 'WASH libraries' teach kids to read, wash their hands, and manage their periods. Read more

  • Article: 10 Moments That Shaped the World's Biggest Humanitarian Crisis Since World War II
    Food & Hunger

    10 Moments That Shaped the World's Biggest Humanitarian Crisis Since World War II

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 15, 2017

    Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney stepped up. Read more

  • Article: Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber
    Girls & Women

    Starved and Beaten: The Cost of Refusing to Be a Boko Haram Bomber

    Dec. 4, 2017|News Deeply

    Since 2009, Boko Haram insurgents have kidnapped thousands of women and girls in Nigeria. Read more

  • Article: Italy Laid to Rest the Bodies of 26 Nigerian Girls Found Dead at Sea
    Girls & Women

    Italy Laid to Rest the Bodies of 26 Nigerian Girls Found Dead at Sea

    Nov. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Autopsies confirmed the girls likely drowned, but they may have been en-route to being trafficked. Read more

  • Article: 26 Teenage Girls Were Found Dead in the Mediterranean Sea Prompting Investigation
    Girls & Women

    26 Teenage Girls Were Found Dead in the Mediterranean Sea Prompting Investigation

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Authorities are investigating the possibility of human trafficking and abuse. Read more

  • Article: The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School
    Education

    The World Receives an 'F' for Global Education as Millions of Children Are Still Out of School

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 6, 2017

    Over the past decade, the number of school-aged children not in school has only fallen by 1.3%. Read more