Dulce Pedroso
Saturday, 25 November 2017 / Published in News, Yobe News
For a woman in northeast Nigeria, peace is not enough November 25 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.  According to UNFPA all forms of violence against women and girls increase during disasters and displacement. Sixty percent of all maternal deaths in the world happen in countries that have been affected
Dulce Pedroso
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 / Published in News, Yobe News
Amina, 20, from northern Nigeria.
Violent conflict, environmental disaster and being an adolescent girl in a developing country. Some of the most dangerous experiences in a person’s life, and with long-lasting impact on one’s future prospects. Millions of girls experience all three.   This has too often been the reality in northeast Nigeria. The oil-rich nation – no longer considered
Dulce Pedroso
Thursday, 14 September 2017 / Published in Kaduna News, News
ETS drives down maternal deaths in a time of crisis
When an expecting mother in a community with the nearest health facility several hours’ walking distance away starts having painful contractions, a taxi driver from her neighbouring community is her quickest way to medical attention. Joseph Isuwa from Kaduna, knows the journey to the General Hospital Kwoi in Jaba well: he is a volunteer trained