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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

Sokari

About Me: 

Nigerian, Queer, Feminist, writer, researcher and blogger on social justice in Africa and the Diaspora with a specific focus on Women, Gender, LGBTI and Technology for Advocacy. My paternal roots are in the Niger Delta where I have been involved for the past 15 years as an activist researcher collecting testimonies and documenting gendered violence by government security forces and multinational oil companies. Since 2005 I have worked in various capacities for Pambazuka News including Online Editor and recently edited a collection of essays on mobile phone activism in Africa commissioned by Pambazuka Press. I am presently working on editing two further books - one on the LGBTI movement in Africa and a collection of articles from Pambazuka News.

I presently live in South Florida

My Passions: 
Social justice and challenging homophoba
My Challenges: 
Deciding on priorities and organising my time more effectively
My Vision for the Future: 
A truly inclusive culture of human rights in Africa
My Areas of Expertise: 
Gender & Militarism, Mobile Phone Activism in Africa, LGBTI Rights in Africa

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