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Victory
February 28, 2013

We Did It! A Victory for VAWA

Great news! Congress passes a real Violence Against Women Act that will help protect ALL women from violence.

Recent Victories

May 29, 2015

On 28 May 2015, Emmanuel Uduaghan, the governor of Delta State, granted a full pardon to Moses Akatugba, who was imprisoned in Nigeria at 16 years old, tortured, and later sentenced to death on suspicion of a crime he says he didn’t commit.

February 14, 2012

The planned demolition of the Railway Quarter in Port Harcourt was halted by the state authorities after pressure from the community, local NGOs and Amnesty International.

March 29, 2011
A key human rights bill passed by Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan can help tackle abuses in the country.
June 28, 1998
Christine Anyanwu, publisher of the Sunday Magazine in Nigeria was detained without charge apparently for publishing...