November 30, 2015

Gambia’s President Bans FGM

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has banned female genital mutilation (FGM) in the country, effective immediately. The campaign to […]
June 3, 2015

Nigeria Bans Female Genital Mutilation

Nigeria banned female genital mutilation this month, a practice that is estimated to have affected 130 million women […]
May 19, 2014

“Boko Haram sincerely believes that girls are better off enslaved than educated.” – Ayaan Hirsi Ali

In case you missed it, please take a moment to read Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s recent article on Boko […]
December 18, 2013

Women in southern Nigeria have been protesting against forced marriages to deities and other forms of coercion, the BBC reports.

Women in southern Nigeria have been protesting against forced marriages to deities and other forms of coercion, the […]
September 25, 2013

In Nigeria, one girl stands apart in her village by continuing her education with her father’s support.

In Nigeria, one girl stands apart in her village by continuing her education with her father’s support. Read […]
April 29, 2010

Nigeria probes senator accused of marrying child

Nigeria’s parliament on Thursday launched an investigation into whether a 49-year-old senator illegally married an underage girl, a […]
August 12, 2009

In Nigeria, Sharia Fails to Deliver

Vows of accountability and equity under moderate Islamic law are unmet, as few of the reforms many Nigerians […]
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