#Nigeria

  • Article: The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria
    Water & Sanitation

    The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria

    By Joe McCarthy|March 22, 2019

    “WASH is a basic necessity.” Read more

  • Article: The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali
    Girls & Women

    The 7-Year-Old Nigerian Girl Who Wants to Be Like Muhammad Ali

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 12, 2019

    Sekinat Quadri started boxing when she was just 5 years old. Read more

  • Article: Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time
    Health

    Meet the Woman Changing West and Central Africa, One Child's Smile at a Time

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 11, 2019

    Nkeiruka Obi left her high-powered job as a banker to become a children’s rights ambassador. Read more

  • Article: African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020
    Citizenship

    African Union Pledges to Silence Guns In Africa By 2020

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2019

    Wars and conflict have displaced more than 9 million people across the continent. Read more

  • Article: Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting
    Girls & Women

    Violence, Fraud, and Sexism Block Nigerian Women From Voting

    Feb. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women were attacked and forced to forfeit their spots in line to men at the polls last year. Read more

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.
    Education

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more

  • Article: At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery
    Girls & Women

    At Least 20,000 Nigerian Girls Found After Being Sold Into Sex Slavery

    By Jerica Deck  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 23, 2019

    NAPTIP says that they are in “slave-like conditions.” Read more

  • Article: These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health
    PartnerGirls & Women

    These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health

    Dec. 13, 2018|HP Inc.

    These two reproductive health advocates are part of a new generation of changemakers. Read more