#TakeMeOffMute™Port Harcourt

MARCH 6, 2015- PORT HARCOURT, NIGERIA. CAN YOU HEAR US NOW? Yes, indeed! We were heard in Port Harcourt and it was yet another fulfilling trip to Nigeria to promote Pathfinders’ ‪#‎TakeMeOffMute™‬ Campaign which targets the empowerment of the mind, body and spirit of the girl child. Over 700+ male and female attendees learned emotional, […]

#TakeMeOffMute™Campaign Launch!

OCTOBER 22, 2014-Benin City, Nigeria. On October 22, 2014, PathFinders launched its #TakeMeOffMute™ (Anti-Child Sex Abuse) Total Self Defense Campaign in partnership with Benson Idahosa University with over 1,500 high school and university students in attendance. Like aggravating televisions from which we want the reprieve of silence, patriarchal society has placed young women and girls […]

CGMi Youth Summit

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA – August 23, 2014. PathFinders’ R. Evon Idahosa was privileged to speak to thousands of youth on the subject of “Redefining Masculinity” at CGMi’s 2014 Youth Summit. The talk was aimed at engaging men as allies in the push for gender justice by addressing the way they view and value women.   […]

Washington D.C. Protest at U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

WASHINGTON, D.C.- August 6, 2014: In partnership with Act4Accountability and #BringBackOurGirlsNYC, PathFinders organized a protest in Washington, D.C. at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit on August 6, 2014.  Protesters rallied at the Grand Hyatt, Washington, D.C. where Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, was being honored to remind the Nigerian Government and the international community of their obligation […]

#BringBackOurGirls Global Panel

July 8, 2014- PathFinders’ R. Evon Idahosa co-moderated a global panel with experts and leaders of the #BringBackOurGirls Movement and Nigeria-based NGOs to discuss the status of the #276+ abducted Chibok school girls who have been missing since April 14, 2014 and what every individual can do to ensure their safe return. The panelists included […]

#CareForOurGirls Inter-Faith Prayer Rally for Abducted #ChibokGirls

LAGOS, NIGERIA- June 28, 2014. PathFinders’ R. Evon Idahosa joined thousands of mothers, led by Archbishop Margaret Benson-Idahosa, at an inter-faith/inter-denominational rally to pray for the safe return of #276+ girls abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, on April 14, 2014 by terrorist group Boko Haram. The prayer rally, which was attended by four […]

#BringBackOurGirls/#BringBackOurBoys June 22, 2014 Rally

Riverdale, NY: On June 22, 2104, PJI was proud to stand in solidarity with the Jewish Community in Riverdale, New York in connection with our joint effort to #BringBackOurChildren! The rally, which was held at the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale, raised awareness in connection with the recent abductions of the three Israeli boys in the West Bank on […]

#BringBackOurGirls June 16, 2014 Rally

On June 16, 2014, PJI, in partnership with the #BringBackOurGirls NYC Coalition, held a rally at the United Nations and at the Nigerian Embassy to demand the return of approximately 300 school girls who were abducted from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, by an insurgent Islamic group on April 14, 2014.  Participants petitioned the United Nations […]

#TakeMeOffMute International Campaign

PJI partnered with Benson Idahosa University in Benin City, Nigeria, to launch its international #TakeMeOffMute total self defense Campaign on October 22, 2014. Backed by prominent voices around the world, including women’s rights activist, Dr. Joe Odumakin,  International Federation of Women Lawyers (Edo Chapter) and the National Human Rights Commission, the holistic Campaign which is aggressively taking […]

CWFI’s Women’s Restoration Center

On March 6, 2014, PJI partnered with CWFI’s Women’s Restoration Center in Benin City, Nigeria to house its Anchor Center, a safe haven for female survivors of gender based violence and child sex abuse. Survivors will also participate in CWFI’s Skill Acquisition Program to acquire skills in order to obtain economic independence and empowerment.