Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls

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 newContinue reading Open Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to #BringBackOurGirls

FEMNET Urges the Newly Elected President in Nigeria to Prioritize and #BringBackOurGirls

Today, 14th April 2015, sadly marks exactly one year since over 200 innocent girls were abducted in their school in Chibok, Nigeria by militant group Boko Haram. We the members of the FEMNET Board, Secretariat as well as Members comprising of women’s rights activists and organizations from over 40 countries in Africa as well as fromContinue reading FEMNET Urges the Newly Elected President in Nigeria to Prioritize and #BringBackOurGirls

Voices on Day of Action to #BringBackOurGirls

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 exchangeContinue reading Voices on Day of Action to #BringBackOurGirls

SOLIDARITY DAY OF ACTION TO #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS TO TAKE PLACE ACROSS AFRICA ON THURSDAY, MAY 15

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 theContinue reading SOLIDARITY DAY OF ACTION TO #BRINGBACKOURGIRLS TO TAKE PLACE ACROSS AFRICA ON THURSDAY, MAY 15