WLUML Networkers Across Continents Join the Global Call to Bring Back Our Girls
28 May 2014
In response to the kidnapping by Boko Haram of over 200 schoolgirls in Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria, the world has mobilised around the BringBackOurGirls hashtag, creating an online frenzy and taking to streets and embassies. Among those protesting for the safe return of the schoolgirls have been various friends and partners from around the Women Living Under Muslim Laws network.
Clockwise from top-left: A WLUML-WELDD participant reads a statement near the Nigerian Embassy in Dakar despite obstruction from gendarmes; WLUML networker and Tunisian blogger Aya Chebbi protests with other delegates at the World Conference on Youth 2014 in Colombo, Sri Lanka; A show of solidarity from attendants of a WLUML meeting in Kandy, Sri Lanka; Senegalese activists at the action in Dakar; A rally in Kano, Nigeria organised by Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative (IWEI) with Kano Civil Society Forum, and joined by some of the affected community of Chibok; Fatma Emam, Egyptian activist, and WLUML Council member takes part in Egypt’s online campaign.
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