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Hundreds of women have taken to the streets of Nigeria's capital, Abuja, and the central city of Jos in rallies against Sunday's massacre near Jos.
The women, mostly dressed in black, demanded that the government protect women and children better.
At least 109 people were killed in the ethnic clashes near Jos. Many were said to be women and children.
Are sex strikes slowly but surely becoming a new form of political strategy? This is the question which comes to mind on reading about the declaration of a group of Nigerian women based abroad.
WILPF Nigeria, founded in 2009, officially became a WILPF section at the Costa Rica Congress in 2011. Joy Ada Onyesoh is the current WILPF-Nigeria President. This section meets once a month and holds annual national meetings.
Sam Cook & Felicity Hill
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