Amina Salihu


I live in Abuja, Nigeria where I am a Consultant, Policy Adviser and Farmer. As Coordinator of C4C, the DFID Coalitions for Change Programme (2007 – April 2011), I facilitated the emergence of the Gender and Affirmative Action coalition, designed a change champions youth internship project enabling young women and men gain experience through working […]

Charmaine Pereira

I currently live in Abuja, Nigeria where I am an independent researcher working on issues of sexuality and women’s empowerment, feminist thought and practice, and women’s relations to the state. As Co-ordinator of the Initiative for Women’s Studies in Nigeria (IWSN), I’ve raised funds for and overseen action research on the politics of sexual harassment […]

Blessing Oparaocha

Blessing Oparaocha

I live in Lagos, Nigeria where I work with Alliances for Africa as a Program Assistant and the Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF) Secretariat. As a program assistant and the NFF Secretariat my duties are to support planning and implementation of programmes for the organization and the NFF. I also support outreach, training, and networking to […]

Olabisi Olonisakin


I live in Essex, United Kingdom and work as an independent social policy researcher and evaluation specialist. As an evaluation specialist, I undertake reviews, evaluations and impact assessment of publicly funded projects/programmes. As a social policy researcher, I undertake needs assessments that inform or aid service commissioners to commission and provide services that reflect the […]

Uju Obiora

Uju Obiora

I recently relocated to Warri in the Niger Delta area of Nigeria to take up a new employment as Senior Program Officer (Gender) in Participatory Partnerships for Community Development (PPCD) a Chevron funded project. Prior to joining PPCD, I worked as Program Manager, of the Women’s Rights Program of the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Nigeria office […]

Olutoyin Mejiuni

Olutoyin Mejiuni

I live in Ibadan in south-western Nigeria, and work in Ile-Ife as a university lecturer. I am an Associate Professor in Adult Education. I teach, conduct research and do community service or social change work. My research and publications focus on the political dimensions of adult education, women’s learning, and the concerns of women in […]

Fatma Zohra Karadja


I live in Algeria. I am the Director of an organisation that supports abandoned children and deprived women. I am also the Chair of an organisation promotes the rights of women and children and provide psychological support to mothers. I am currently the Vice President of ECOSOCC/AU (Economic and Social Cultural Council of the African […]

Simidele Dosekun


I currently live in London but work remotely in Nigeria. I am a PhD student at King’s College, London in the Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries, focusing on gender. My PhD looks at a new trend of ‘hyper-feminine’ stylisation among young, urban and upwardly-mobile Nigerian women. I am essentially asking who these women […]

Bunmi Dipo-Salami

Bunmi Dipo-Salami

I live in Ado-Ekiti, NIGERIA. I am a public servant. At present, I coordinate programmes and projects bordering on Integration and Intergovernmental Affairs, including MDGs in Ekiti State, Nigeria. The focus of my work includes ensuring the institutionalization of appropriate structures aimed at securing a synergy geared towards the socio-economic development of the State; identifying […]

Olufunmilayo Balogun

  I am currently the Director, External Relations and Advocacy to the International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Regional Office in Nairobi. My role is to build and strengthen partnerships with multilateral and bilateral organisations and in particular, the African Union and Regional Economic Commissions to ensure that sexual and reproductive health and rights remain key […]