THISDAY – Young girls in Northern Nigeria are getting empowered in a new way: Picking up the phone

Binta Abdullahi had gone through labour a few days before we met but she decided to forfeit some hours of rest to tell me about a lecherous neighbour. The neighbour had been making advances to her teenage daughter, Salamatu* when the girl was enroute evening lessons at her Islamic school. Abdullahi and I met in… Continue reading THISDAY – Young girls in Northern Nigeria are getting empowered in a new way: Picking up the phone