International Women’s Day: Young Nigerian Women Speak Up On Twitter
The International Women’s day is celebrated every March 8th all over the world. It is a day set apart to celebrate women and discuss the peculiar issues that affect the well being of women.
The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2013 is “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,” and here are a few tweets from young Nigerian women who joined in to stop violence against women.
Technology can b used as a safe space for young women to speak out against gender based violence #endVAWNG
— Venussbay(@Venussbay) March 8, 2013
Inadequate girl child education means a huge loss of human resource and potential and has costs for both men & women & development #EndVAWNG
— Timidi Digha (@Timidi_Digha) March 8, 2013
— Jayne Whyte (@jaynewhyte) March 8, 2013
— Esther Agbarakwe (@estherclimate) March 8, 2013
We women also have to stopped violence against our fellow sisters #endVAWng
— Jeanne OGOUDARE (@jeanneogoudare) March 8, 2013
It’s the International Women’s Day 2013! A promise;is a promise,lets keep the issues of women on the front burner,especially in the…
— Esther Eshiet (@flexydaisy) March 8, 2013
— Dami Sobowale (@DamiSobowale) March 8, 2013
Its IWD. Time to end the violence against women. It starts with me and you.
— Gbemi Leigh (@gbemileigh) March 8, 2013
Women don’t only preach peace but practice it.I know some who’re so hostile 2 fellow women.They traffic,mistreat maids,daughters-in-law #IWD
— Maureen Agena (@maureenagena) March 8, 2013
Maternal deaths is another serious monster we must put an end to in Nigeria. Our healthcare sector must be more responsive. #IWD2013NG
— Toyin AJET (@toyinajet) March 8, 2013