Against All Odds

Africa and the Middle East, From Rhetoric to Reality

In Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, only 3% of Members of Parliament are women. Despite these formidable odds two influential Nigerian women are setting an example and calling for change. Chief Bisi Ogunleye, the spirited co-ordinator of an association that empowers rural women to join the democratic process, looks forward to a female President. Whilst Temi Harriman, who is already a Member of Parliament representing indigenous people in the oil rich Niger Delta, challenged sex-discrimination during her election and now calls for women to have the courage of their convictions.

Production Company: Communicating for Change
Producer: Ugonma Ekeanyanwu
Executive Producer: Sandra Obiago
Director: Faruk Lasaki

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Against All Odds
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