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Akindare Okunola is an editorial writer at Global Citizen. Prior to Global Citizen, Akindare covered technology, pop culture, lifestyle, and social development across Africa for TechCabal and Pulse Nigeria. When he isn’t working, you’ll find him listening to music, reading a book, or suffering through Arsenal FC’s latest defeat.

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  1. Destacado: This Visual Artist Is Highlighting Nigerian Women's Stories of Gender Violence

    This Visual Artist Is Highlighting Nigerian Women's Stories of Gender Violence

    Por Akindare Okunola|25 de Noviembre de 2020

    Yvonne Etinosa has partnered with the UNFPA for its "Unheard Voices from Nigeria" project. Leer más

  2. Artículo: ‘A Lifetime of Discrimination’: This New Report Explores How ‘Girl-Friendly’ Africa Really Is

    ‘A Lifetime of Discrimination’: This New Report Explores How ‘Girl-Friendly’ Africa Really Is

    Por Akindare Okunola|24 de Noviembre de 2020

    Chad, Eritrea, Niger, and South Sudan are among the worst places in Africa to be born a girl. Leer más

  3. Artículo: Africa CDC Warns African Countries to Prepare for a Second COVID-19 Wave

    Africa CDC Warns African Countries to Prepare for a Second COVID-19 Wave

    Por Akindare Okunola|18 de Noviembre de 2020

    Africa has so far reported a lower number of cases and deaths compared to the rest of the world. Leer más

  4. Artículo: #EndSARS: 8 Organisations Supporting the Fight to End Police Brutality in Nigeria

    #EndSARS: 8 Organisations Supporting the Fight to End Police Brutality in Nigeria

    Por Akindare Okunola|11 de Noviembre de 2020

    These organisations show the importance of widespread participation in the fight for justice. Leer más

  5. Artículo: UN Rights Experts Call for Inquiry Into Protester Killings During Nigeria's #EndSARS Protests

    UN Rights Experts Call for Inquiry Into Protester Killings During Nigeria's #EndSARS Protests

    Por Akindare Okunola|5 de Noviembre de 2020

    The experts highlighted the government’s continued refusal to address the issues of police killings. Leer más

  6. Artículo: 4 Beautiful Acts of Kindness During the #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

    4 Beautiful Acts of Kindness During the #EndSARS Protests in Nigeria

    Por Akindare Okunola|3 de Noviembre de 2020

    These acts show just how supportive we can be when we take pride in our shared humanity. Leer más

  7. Artículo: 4 Ways People Around the World Can Support Nigeria's #EndSARS Protests
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    4 Ways People Around the World Can Support Nigeria's #EndSARS Protests

    Por Akindare Okunola|20 de Octubre de 2020

    The movement of young people against police brutality needs as much support as it can get. Leer más

  8. Artículo: #EndSARS: Young People in Nigeria Are Using Social Media to Drive Nationwide Protests Against Police Brutality
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    #EndSARS: Young People in Nigeria Are Using Social Media to Drive Nationwide Protests Against Police Brutality

    Por Akindare Okunola|13 de Octubre de 2020

    The #EndSARS protest has become the biggest movement for change of young people in Nigeria’s history Leer más

  9. Artículo: Ask an Expert: Why Is It Important to Empower the Nigerian Girl Child?

    Ask an Expert: Why Is It Important to Empower the Nigerian Girl Child?

    Por Akindare Okunola|9 de Octubre de 2020

    Nigeria has the largest number of child brides in Africa: 23 million women were married as children. Leer más

  10. Artículo: Nigerian Scientists Have Created Faster, Cheaper COVID-19 Test Kits

    Nigerian Scientists Have Created Faster, Cheaper COVID-19 Test Kits

    Por Akindare Okunola|7 de Octubre de 2020

    Nigeria has had to deal with kit shortages that in turn lead to chronic under-testing. Leer más