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.
The Nigeria Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Centre works to promote and support scholarly research on Pentecostalism in Africa. It is based at the University of Jos in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. It is a project of the University of Southern California’s Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Initiative. Contact Danny McCain, co-principal investigator, at the International Institute for […]
Read an Aug. 4, 2013, Associated Press story in the South Florida Times about a controversy in Nigeria over whether a proposed constitutional amendment concerning “age of consent” would conflict with Shariah.
The International Institute of Islamic Thought is a private, nonprofit, academic, cultural and educational institution concerned with general issues of Islamic thought and education. The institute is based in the United States but has locations in Bangladesh, Nigeria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Indonesia, Jordan, Pakistan, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and the U.K.
Read a Feb. 8, 2006, Washington Times article about how images of Muhammad have long been shown in museums and libraries without controversy.