Nigerians angered over a series of high-profile cases of violence against women have gone online to demand “justice” in a social movement that is gaining ground — and results — in Africa’s most populous nation.
The rallying cries #JusticeForUwa, #JusticeForTina and #JusticeForJennifer have reverberated among internet users in the country as celebrities have joined virtual campaigns drawing inspiration from Black Lives Matter protests in the United States.
The latest outpouring of anger has been unleashed by the cases of three women and girls who were killed or raped in incidents activists say showcase the sexual violence and police brutality widespread in Nigeria.
In April, …
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