Monday, June 11, 2012

Celebrities Walk Against Rape June 28



     The second edition of the much awaited Celebrities Walk Against Rape has once more gotten a  nod from the Lagos State Ministry Of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, the maiden edition of the campaign was held in April 2010 with over 1000 participants.
    Various celebrities such as  Kate Henshaw-Nuttal, Jimmy Jatt, Ali Baba, Owen Gee, Gt the Guiterman, Gbemi Olateru Olabegi (OAP)Isio Wanogho (Model), Bolaji Rosiji, Ego Obaro, Praise Fowowe,Jerrilyn Mulbah, Jodie,Bhaira (AMBO 3), Toni Payne,  amongst other top celebrities have also endorsed the walk and showed great interest to participate in the walk and the one day sensitising workshop respectively
   (Celebrities) Walk Against Rape Campaign is a special demonstration that brings together  Nigerian Actors, Actresses, Sport Men, Media Practitioners, Musicians, DJs, Comedians, Youth Organisations, Showbiz Personalities and student delegates from various higher institutions and Secondary Schools around Lagos state to  lend a voice to sexually abused women and children, particularly young girls between the ages of 3-16years and also  showing their support to the course of bringing an abrupt end to RAPE in Nigeria where the number of rape cases is on the increase.
     The theme for this year's walk and workshop is tagged: "BREAK THE SILENCE, SPEAK UP, WALK AGAINST RAPE"
     The sensitising workshop will be held at the International school Unilag, Akoka on tuesday the 19th of June by 9am, while the walk is slated for thursday the 28th of June, the walk starts by 8am on , at the Police College, Ikeja (the point of convergence) and end at the Ministry Of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Secretariat, Alausa – Ikeja (point of departure) where we will be received by the Ministry of women affairs
  Celebrities Walk Against Rape is been packaged by Rubies Ink and supported by ONGA

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