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Patrick Egwu is a Nigerian journalist currently based in Johannesburg, where he is an Open Society Foundations fellow on Investigative Reporting at the University of the Witwatersrand.
Politics & Society Dispatches
Patrick EgwuAugust 03, 2020
The Nigerian governors’ forum has declared a state of emergency because of the upsurge of violence against women.
A woman holds a sign as demonstrators gather in September 2019, at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town during a protest against gender-based violence. (CNS photo/Sumaya Hisham, Reuters) 
Politics & Society Dispatches
Patrick EgwuJuly 09, 2020
A wave of killing of women and children has horrified the country in recent weeks since the gradual easing of the coronavirus lockdown restrictions on June 1.