Tag: Africa

Young, Bold, Feminist: Nigeria’s Damilola Odufuwa

Feminist Coalition co-founder Damilola Odufuwa on empowerment of women, equality, and education. By Akindare Okunola Damilola Odufuwa is quite the force among Nigeria’s emerging young feminists. The University of Kent graduate has worked at media juggernauts like MTV, Universal Music Group, and National Geographic; and led teams at CNN, Zikoko, Konbini, and now cryptocurrency firm, Binance, leading its public relations efforts across…

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How Women Powered Nigeria’s #ENDSARS Movement

— The movement to hold the Nigerian police force’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad accountable for its crimes has been driven by female activists. By Vincent Desmond Damilola Odufuwa has always been passionate about women’s rights in Nigeria. In 2018, she founded Wine and Whine, an organization to help women foster professional networking opportunities, alongside Odunayo Eweniyi, one of Nigeria’s trailblazing tech entrepreneurs…

Africa’s Women Embrace Modern Birth Control As Experts Hail Rapid Rise In Contraception Use

By Sarah Newey Condoms, implants and the pill are among the contraceptives being rapidly embraced by women and girls in Africa, according to a major report tracking family planning in developing countries. Since 2012 roughly 53 million women and girls have started to use modern forms of family planning in 69 of the poorest countries across the globe.  It means…