While the primary focus recently has been on the Black Lives Matter movement, Actionaid Nigeria has brought matters closer to home and how it affects the African child.
It is asking President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on Gender based violence.
The international organisation is also asking Nigerians to, in commemoration of the day of the African child, situate their struggle locally amplifying “Nigerian Lives Matter,” to curtail violence against women and girls.
Correspondent habidah lawal was at an organised rally in abuja.
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