On April 15, 2014 over 200 girls were abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria by Boko Haram. Despite local, regional and global outrage and pressure, both on and offline, six months and counting, not one girl has been rescued, although over 50 managed to escape. Join us in amplifying calls to #BringBackOurGirls. Add your […]

Dear President Muhammadu Buhari, As feminist, women and girls’ rights, gender and social justice institutions and organizations, we wish to congratulate you on your election and recent inauguration to the highest office in Nigeria. Your election is a testament that your vision was shared by much of the electorate as they hope for a new […]

Today, May 15 is a global day of action to amplify calls to #BringBackOurGirls. It has been more than four weeks since heavily armed attackers stormed the Secondary School in Chibok, Nigeria and abducted over 300 girls with additional girls abducted thereafter.  Latest reports indicate that the schoolgirls are now being used to negotiate the exchange […]

Monday, 12 May 2014 17:38 The African Women’s Development and Communication Network, FEMNET, has called on hundreds of its members across over 40 African countries to organize and mobilize peaceful demonstrations at Nigerian Embassies around the continent on Thursday, 15th May 2014, also the International Day of the Family, to express pan-African solidarity with the […]

“The families and communities of the Chibok girls as well as countless others who have witnessed the abduction of their women and girls have lived in trauma and distress each day that their daughters have been away from home, but continue to believe, despite the time that has lapsed, that they will return.” Download and […]

By Felogene Anumo “Getting a good education is my best bet out of poverty,” said a 16- year old in Narok county in Kenya. Yet, on that fateful morning of 2nd April 2005 at Garissa University in Kenya, the dreams of 147 lives and their families were shattered into pieces. As I followed the events unfolding […]

We are unfortunately fast approaching the one year anniversary since hundreds of girls were abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. A Global Week of Solidarity Action is currently underway to amplify calls for their immediate release and rescue, as well as to reiterate that we have not forgotten our girls. In light of this, all […]