All posts tagged with: Malala Yousafzai

BRINGING BACK OUR GIRLS TO SCHOOL AND SAFETY

Posted July 19, 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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In mid-April this year, we woke up to the heart-breaking news that over 200 girls were taken hostage from a secondary school at Chibok, Borno state, North-Eastern Nigeria. Although, this was one in the series of the stories of insurgency in Nigeria, things took a new turn. A month after the awful event, it became global news after much protesting and campaigning-including the popular #BringBackOurGirls on Twitter. Every news media ran a story or more on the unfortunate happening, c...


Buckle Up with Fahma Mohamed: Change in Action against FGM

Posted February 25, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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“FGM is child abuse.” 17 year old Fahma Mohamed has started a campaign alongside The Guardian. An excerpt from her petition on Change.org can be found below. Education advocate, Malala Yousafzai supports Fahma's campaign, "It's good that … girls like Fahma – so active and with a passion – are continuing this campaign. I truly support you." Not only has Fahma started her campaign, but the thunderous Buckle Up gathers her campaigners to help #endFGM. Change in...