When she was 18 in 2013, Adaura C. met a woman who promised her a job earning 150,000 naira (US$414) as a domestic worker in Libya. Adaura agreed, and the woman made the arrangements for her to travel from Nigeria to Libya. After a…
When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.”
—Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014
We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
They had not received an education in that area for many, many, years….Now they [Boko Haram] have chased away the teachers. Their children have no future.
—Teacher, Maiduguri, September 15, 2015
Human Rights and Islamic Law in Northern
To Nigerian government and judicial authorities, at
federal and state levels
To foreign governments and intergovernmental…
A CALL FOR ACTION ON HIV/AIDS-RELATED
HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN AND GIRLS IN AFRICA
OF WOMEN AND GIRLS THAT FUEL HIV/AIDS..
Abuse of Girls
Women and Girls in…