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Pain and Scars: Bukky Shonibare Reveals How She Wrestled With Poverty, Sexual Abuse

Bukky Shonibare is giving the African girl-child an identity

Bukky Shonibare, once described by PEP NAIJA as the uncommon pathfinder giving the African girl child an identity, is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and one of Quartz Africa’s 30 innovators of 2017. As a teenager, Bukky suffered from sexual abuse, tasted poverty in its entirety, struggled to go to school. But a few years down the line, she has moved ...

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Bukky Shonibare, the Uncommon Pathfinder Who is Giving the African Girl Child An Identity

Bukky Shonibare, the uncommon pathfinder

Bukky Shonibare is the Founder, Girl Child Africa, an organization that is “focused on promoting girls’ access to quality education in critically affected rural communities across Africa where girls’ education is empirically proven to be hugely challenged.” She is also the CEO, SheTV, an online TV platform that is focused on girls and women. It is due for launching on October ...

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