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Monday, March 03, 2008

Update on the Ekaette Bill

These are a list of organizations, ideas, efforts and advocacy against the Ekaette Bill. Join the drive to stop the madness.

•Nkiruka Ahiauzu Aberystwyth University Wales, UK nkiruahiauzu@yahoo.com
•Nigerian Feminists Forum (NFF)
•Alliances for Africa
SQUASH THE 'INDECENT DRESSING' BILL

1 comments:

Akin said...

Hello Funmi,

I do not know if you are aware of the case of Habiba Garba in Kano State.

I have just written about it with the scanty details I have from the BBC, I would contend that this is a typical case of the clear and present danger of violence that women face in Nigeria.

If Senator Ekaette wants to get really busy on women's affairs toward achieving something worthwhile - this is one test case to base a whole bill on violence against women on and get laudable results.

Forget religion and all that namby-pamby stuff, this is just about humanity and our duty to one another to keep our communities civilised.