‘Nominated Changemakers’: The Lucrative Currency of Human Bodies in Nigeria

On June 14th and 15th, the White House convened and hosted its inaugural United State of Women Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.  Speakers included President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama, Warren Buffet, Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Nancy Pelosi and other powerhouse champions for the […]

The Naked Truth About Sex Trafficking!

Sex trafficking is defined by the United Nations as the recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by improper means (such as force, abduction, fraud, or coercion) for the purpose of sexual exploitation.  Around the world, over 20 million people are trapped in modern day slavery, which is often accompanied by debt bondage.  The overwhelming majority of […]

Know the Signs of Child Sex Abuse!

According to statistics, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 10 boys experience sexual violence in Nigeria. (Nigeria Violence Against Children Survey, National Population Commission, September 2015). Our experience confirms these statistics, as our girls continue to face abuse, primarily at the hands of their male relatives and other care takers. Notwithstanding these alarming statistics, less […]

Pathfinders at CWFI Convention 2015!

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA- August 2015.  Pathfinders’ R. Evon Idahosa was honored to be an invited speaker at CWFI’s 2015 Love: The Law Breaker Conference in Benin City, Nigeria.  Over 25,000 women gathered from all over Nigeria, Africa, Europe and the United States, as Ms. Idahosa spoke on “Overcoming the Stigma of Violence and Shame.”

Anti-Sex Trafficking Workshop

EDO STATE, NIGERIA- on December 28, 2014, Pathfinders conducted an anti-sex trafficking workshop in Edo State, the Nigerian State from which the most women are trafficked to Europe. Edo State is also the State with the largest group of women in prostitution from Sub-Saharan Africa and a State in which one in every three young […]

Child Sex Abuse Training in Ekae, Nigeria

Ekae, Nigeria- October 21, 2014. On October 21, 2014, Pathfinders conducted a child sex abuse training in Ekae, a rural town just outside Benin City, Nigeria. Between ages 5 and 13, these were some of the youngest children that we have ever spoken to on the subject. However, far too many of them were already […]


On March 5, 2014 and March 8, 2014, PathFinders’ R. Evon Idahosa hosted interactive talks for female high school students on “Vision and Vocation” at Word of Faith School (Abuja, Nigeria and Benin City, Nigeria). R. Evon Idahosa also shared the vision of PathFinders with college students at Benson Idahosa University in Benin City, Nigeria on March 8, 2014. Click here to view photographs from the events.