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Stephanie Linus unveiled ambassador for new USAID campaign

03 September 2015, 13:10

Lagos - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI), announced Nollywood actress and  director, Stephanie Linus as the Ambassador for the  their latest campaign.

Her formal presentation as an ambassador took place  at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

Also read:Stephanie Linus supports vaginal surgeries for 20 women

 The campaign called the Stop-VAWIE (Violence Against Women In Elections)  is a project that seeks to create public awareness on various forms of violence against women before, during and after elections in Nigeria, which often militates their active participation in the electoral process.

This campaign comes ahead of  the Kogi and Bayelsa gubernatorial elections, Stephanie as an ambassador will create awareness around the project and elicit the support of different segments of society to report cases of violence against women and bring an end to this menace.


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