A promising student who dreamed of going to university, Mary was sixteen when a woman approached her mother at their home and offered to take the Nigerian teenager to Italy to find work. Pushed to go by her family who hoped she would lift them out of poverty, Mary ended up [continue reading].
It was last year, October 22nd, 2015 that Malala’s petition posted the press release of a successful campaign – requesting the Global Partnership for Education provide free and safe education for girls worldwide. Support poured in on behalf of education for all; [continue reading].
Boko Haram—the regional affiliate of Islamic State and one of the world’s deadliest terrorist groups—has accelerated its campaign of almost daily suicide bombings. Just last month, the group massacred 86 people, many of them children, in the Nigerian village of Dalori and [continue reading].
A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal violence since September is keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tension [continue reading].
World Report 2016 summarizes key human rights issues in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide. The politics of fear led governments around the globe to roll back human rights during 2015. The video playing is from Alistair Reign News channel‘s on YouTube. [continue reading].
According to a report by Girls Not Brides Africa is one of the continents with the highest rate of child marriages, with Niger holding seventy-six percent and Chad holding sixty-eight percent. A long side that India has the percentage of forty child marriages. India has the [continue reading].
Violence and insecurity have continued to affect population movements in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, the UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday (July 21, 2015). In Cameroon’s remote Far North Region, a steady flow of Nigerian refugees are moving from the [continue reading].