David Oyelowo launches scholarship with support from Oprah Winfrey to educate victimised Nigerian girls
British-Nigerian actor David Oyelowo encouraged the creation of a scholarship to aid girls who have been terrorized and disadvantaged by gender inequality in Nigeria.
The GEANCO Foundation has announced the first ever David Oyelowo Leadership Scholarship for Girls to help victimized young girls get an education. Many Nigerian girls are raped, kidnapped and if they make it back home, shunned by their families.
“We cannot stand idly by while thousands of innocent girls remain under serious threat,” Oyelowo in a press release. […]