Join SOAS PhD Scholar Aisha Oyebode on April 2nd at The Africa Center in NYC for the following event:
“As part of the Bring Back Our Girls 90-day global campaign, a high-level dialogue will be convened in New York to discuss national, regional and international responses to Boko Haram’s targeting of women and girls, with a view to further strengthening these responses. The event will bring together multiple stakeholders including the United Nations, it's Member States, regional organizations, women’s rights advocates and civil society organizations. High-level participants and speakers at the event will include representatives from the United Nations including the Deputy Secretary-General, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, and the Executive Director of UN Women and Under-Secretary-General Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.
Join us for an 'in conversation' to discuss: The Chibok Girls, Mass Kidnappings and Gender-Based Violence in the Lake Chad Region at the Africa Center in New York.
We are delighted to be joined by Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, who will be our keynote speaker.
Speakers also include:
Mohammed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)
Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, CEO Murtala Muhammed Foundation and Co-Founder of Bring Back Our Girls
Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome, Professor of Political Science and Co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women
Professor Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Professor of African and Comparative/International Politics at Ithaca College, New York”