Wana Udobang is a Nigeria-based journalist and filmmaker who works at the intersection of women’s rights, social justice, personal narratives, culture, and the arts. Her work has appeared on BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, Nigeria’s Inspiration FM 92.3, Al Jazeera, the Guardian (U.K.), the Guardian (Nigeria), Index on Censorship, and Brittle Paper. She is […]
The Bisi Alimi Foundation promotes and advocates for equal opportunity and social inclusion of LGBT people in Nigeria.
NoStringsNg.com is a Nigerian advocacy media platform for LGBTIQ news and information. Its aim is to debunk negative stereotypes in mainstream media against the Nigerian LGBTIQ community. Contact Mike (pseudonym).
Dr. Cheikh Eteka Traore, based in Abuja, Nigeria, works at the intersection of public health and human rights. He has trained journalists how to better report on LGBTI rights.
Queer Alliance Nigeria is a human rights, health advocacy and support group for the LGBTI community in Nigeria. Its mission is to create an enabling environment for the respect and recognition of the fundamental human rights of LGBTIQ Nigerians through advocacy, education, research and publications. Contact Rashidi Williams.
The Initiative for Equal Rights is a nongovernmental organization based in Lagos, Nigeria, that works to protect and promote the human rights of sexual minorities nationally and regionally.
The Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre, based in Lagos, Nigeria, aims to promote more informed and affirming public dialogue on human sexuality and to contribute to positive changes in the emerging field of sexuality in Africa, by creating mechanisms for learning at the regional level.
The Dangerous Speech Project works to prevent violence by diminishing the harmful effects of inflammatory public speech without harming freedom of expression. The project’s focus countries include Canada, Kenya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and the U.S. Contact Susan Benesch.
Read an April 29, 2014, story in The Guardian about the fate of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the extremist group Boko Haram.