A Nigerian-American who earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in the United States, Onyinye is returning to her native Nigeria to examine the urgent issue of girls health, education, early marriage and, most of all, girls empowerment.
Onyinye Edeh I November 8, 2017Modern-day child labor is the only way some girls can get to school.Read more
Onyinye Edeh I November 1, 2017Poor leadership, corruption and lack of accountability have helped make the Niger-Delta region one of the country’s most underdeveloped areas.Read more
Onyinye Edeh I September 20, 2017ABUJA, Nigeria — Fourteen-year-old Chioma just recently began menstruating. Her father sits in his village compound with five male friends who happen to be local chiefs to discuss her coming of age and make plans for a special ceremony. “Finally my daughter will be welcomed fully into womanhood and I can start entertaining suitors,” he ...Read more