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Ode To My Restless Soul

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Removing Barriers to Disadvantaged Girls Education – ASHA Initiative's Call for Action

Lagos – Antonia, 16, a participant of Empowering Women of the Future (EWOF) (a flagship project of ASHA Initiative) cannot return to school. … Read More»

Towards an inclusive world – promoting gender equality in mainstream media

“If I asked you to marry me, would you consider taking my name?” I asked matter of factly. He looked at me for what seemed like eternity and replied “Vweta. … Read More»

Our thoughts to you are winging

It was 16 degrees Celsius this morning as I made my way to Sandton City, a suburb in Johannesburg South Africa where I would join other concerned global citizens on a 3kilometers protest march against … Read More»

The Analogy of girls versus bread

I have had to work with sex education facilitators who believe the best way to discourage girls from engaging in pre-marital sex is by using the analogy of the girl versus the loaf of bread. … Read More»

My God, My Mother and Friend

Like many other persons, I have been raised to think of God and all of the heavenly creatures as male. … Read More»

We were trafficked. Now we are illegal migrants

The UN general assembly adopted the international convention on the protection of the rights of migrant workers and members of their families on December 18th, 1990. … Read More»

Bose Speaks in Death

On September 17th 2013, I received a phone call from a friend telling me about a woman - Bose who had been thrown out of the home she built and shared with her husband shortly after becoming disabled. … Read More»

Every Girl Needs A Shero

While volunteering as a sexuality education facilitator at a public school in an impoverished area of Lagos in July 2012, I noticed day after day for 6 weeks, that the number of boys in both classes … Read More»

Climate Change and People With Disabilities (PWDs): Awareness, Vulnerability, Adaptation

The Policy Advocacy Partnership on Climate Change (PAPPCC) in partnership with the Disability Partnership Advocacy Initiative (DPAI) and the State Accountability Voice Initiative (SAVI) organized a on … Read More»


A short documentary that highlights one of the very many and avoidable challenges People With Disabilities (PWDs) in Nigeria face when accessing public facilities. … Read More»

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