Azeenarh Mohammed is a trained lawyer and a queer, feminist, holistic security trainer who spends her time training non-for-profit organisations on tools and tactics for digital and physical security and psycho-social well-being. Azeenarh is active in the queer women’s issues in Nigeria and has written on queerness and technology for publications like This is Africa, Perspectives, and Premium TimesNG.
Chitra Nagarajan is an activist, researcher and writer. She has spent the last 15 years working on human rights and peace building and is involved in feminist, anti-racist, anti-fundamentalist and queer movements. She currently lives and works in Maiduguri, Nigeria, focusing on conflict mitigation, civilian protection and women’s rights.
Rafeeat Aliyu is a writer and editor and content development consultant. She is also a documentary film producer, her first documentary “Things We Carry” was produced 2017 and centred on the impact of death, grieving and loss on young Nigerians. Rafeeat’s fiction has appeared in the AfroSF anthology of African science fiction, Expound magazine, Omenana and Queer Africa 2. Her story “58 Rules To Ensure Your Husband Loves You Forever”
Divorced twice by 15, this is what a woman whose narrative is featured in the book I'm working on said "I was older then though and determined not to stay in my father’s house to be married and divorced according to the will of men." She left with a group of travelling musicians.
https://t.co/IzvXg4GOgq says Rabeh's fort in Dikwa, Borno is 'a very safe location'
Friends, as someone who has been to the fort *many* times, let me tell you Dikwa is *not* safe and that no 'curators, photographers, and archaelogists' can be found there.
Maybe one day again?