This Post Is Proof That Nigerian Women Have Been Protesting For A Long Time

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January 25, 2017

You’ve definitely heard of the Women’s March that held worldwide on January 21.

A woman holds a sign at the historic Women’s March on Washington. About 3 million people marched worldwide.

Women (and men) accross the world came together to protest against Donald Trump’s presidency, because of his disrespectful comments regarding women (regarding everything, really).

Protesters march in Melbourne, Australia.

They protested against his economic and healthcare policies as well as his controversial stance on climate change, the environment and immigration.

Women protest against Donald Trump in Barcelona, Spain.

The March did not hold in Nigeria, although a lot of Nigerian women were there in spirit.

Activists join the #WomensMarch in Karura Forest, Nairobi.

Now, some Nigerian men are saying they hope that ‘one day Nigerian women will also march for their rights’.

LOL what? Nigerian women have been marching and protesting and fighting back since before we were born.

The Aba Women’s War of 1929 when Igbo women protested against colonial rulers for hiking taxes.

Nigerian women have been marching for an end to violence against women and girls, for almost 3 years straight now.

Nigerian women protest in front of NASS, Abuja for the abducted Chibok Girls.

Nigerian women have been shouting, online and offline that NO means HELL NO!

Women participate in a Stand To End Rape (S.T.E.R) awareness march.

Nigerian women have been fighting for their right to life and a clean environment, because women’s rights are really human rights!

Nigerian women protesting naked against Shell in Bayelsa, after the oil giant refused to honour an existing clean-up agreement.

So is it our women’s fault that people have refused to acknowledge them here in Nigeria?

If you were previously ignorant of these facts, now you know better, You’re welcome.
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