#Nigeria

  • Article: This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.
    AdvocacyHealth

    This NHS Worker’s Family Has Been Hit by Malaria and Polio. Now She’s Raising Her Voice.

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    Hauwa Mohammed is a true Global Citizen — we asked her why campaigning on health care is so vital. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
    AdvocacyHealth

    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners
    Girls & Women

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Unveils $15 Million Plan to Fight E-Waste
    Finance & Innovation

    Nigeria Unveils $15 Million Plan to Fight E-Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|June 24, 2019

    Over the past nine years, e-waste has more than doubled around the world. Read more

  • Article: Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Is Bringing Back Tax On Menstrual Products, and Activists Are Not Having It

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 24, 2019

    The tax was scrapped last year but the minister of finance says it’s not working. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic
    Education

    Nigerian Parents Are Paying Their Kids' School Fees by Picking Up Plastic

    By Joe McCarthy|June 11, 2019

    “The plastic has made it easy for me to pay school fees.” Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
    ImpactCitizenship

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more