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.
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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.
- News 24