These Nigerian Women Are Fighting For Gender Equality and Maternal Health

These two reproductive health advocates are part of a new generation of changemakers.
Feb 13, 2019 3:45 PM ET
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Amadi is one of 15 inspiring recipients of a small grant from Women Deliver, a global advocacy organization, and is part of a cohort of Women Deliver Young Leaders using technology provided by HP to improve access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health education in Nigeria.  

Amadi has helped build a brighter future for girls in Nigeria. Her advocacy work contributed to the passing of important legislation, including policies prohibiting all forms of violence in both private and public life and legislation banning female genital mutilation, a harmful cultural practice. She is also a co-founder of the Knit Together Initiative, an advocacy organization focused on empowering Nigeria’s youth.

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