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Sunday, March 01, 2015

In Solidarity with the Chibok Girls


 
 
On April 14 2014, almost 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted from their school dormitory in the middle of the night. There has been reports of subsequent abductions of girls and women in North Eastern Nigeria as a form of deterrent to girls education.


These crimes against humanity, against women has not left the world in general and Nigerians in particular, unscarred. As concerned global citizens we refuse to accept this as the norm, as a way of life whether in Africa, or in Asia or even the Americas. Unhindered access to education is a right that every woman and girl should enjoy without fear of reprisal.


When words fail, as they do at times like these, we find other mediums to express our outrage, our pains, our hopes.
 
Read the full press release here.
 
Watch the video on ASHA TV

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