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Lite Malawi On the Drive For Girl Child And Women Empowerment

Lite Malawi On the Drive For Girl Child And Women Empowerment

Newly introduced Ladies in Tertiary Education (Lite), a non-governmental organization, is geared to empower girls and young women to create jobs so that they become independent citizens. In an interview, founder of Lite and Executive Director, Esther Bonyonga said many girls and young women are not productive as they wait for employment opportunities. “Lite was […]

The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls

The World Should Be Ashamed of the Failure to #BringBackOurGirls

Still desperate but powerless after 730 days. Still relying on a miracle. The missing schoolgirls of Chibok and their families really deserve better. As we mark the second anniversary of the abduction and disappearance of 276 teenagers from a northeastern town in Nigeria, we have all done far too little to secure their release. The […]

#BringBackOurGirls: Lagos State BBOG group leads Protest to the Governor’s Office.

#BringBackOurGirls: Lagos State BBOG group leads Protest to the Governor’s Office.

Today makes it exactly 2 years since the abduction of the 276 female students of the government secondary school, Chibok in Borno State and the Lagos chapter of the #BringBackOurGirls group led a peaceful awareness march to the Lagos State Governor’s Office demanding the immediate rescue of the girls. Mostly dressed in red, the participants […]

Chibok girls – do we really care?

Chibok girls – do we really care?

The world united in a campaign to demand #BringBackOurGirls after the abduction of the Chibok school girls two years ago by the Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram. But there has been next to nothing in the way of support to the women that have managed to escape the militants. They are now homeless, reduced to begging […]