girls education

A Bright Future for Northern Nigerian Schoolgirls?

Posted on Updated on

by Modupe Macaulay 

01-20-2015Nigeria_School
Photo: UN News Centre UNICEF/NYHQ2014-0710/Eseibo

The 15th of April 2014 marked a turning point in Nigerian politics with the kidnapping of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok, northern Nigeria. The world awakened to the plight of young girls in developing nations pursuing education in societies blighted by terrorism and patriarchal belief systems. However, amidst the turmoil of unspeakable violence can local girls see any hope for the future? 

Read the rest of this entry »

Advertisements