Our Match Campaign was a Success—Thanks to You

Thanks to you, we raised more than $10,000 through our July match campaign. Combined with an anonymous donor’s generous dollar-for-dollar match, that’s over $20,000 in less than a month—an unbelievable success! As a small thank you, we created this video to show you exactly what your donation will support and how your gift will make a difference in… Read More Our Match Campaign was a Success—Thanks to You

Nigerian Exonerees Use Video to Fight Wrongful Imprisonment and Executions

By Madeleine May, N-Map Producer Williams Owodo was 17 years old when he was falsely arrested for murder. He and his friends were playing soccer near his house when a fight broke out next to the field and a man was killed. When Owodo went to the police station to give a witness statement, he… Read More Nigerian Exonerees Use Video to Fight Wrongful Imprisonment and Executions

Encouraging The Human Rights Ripple Effect

Human rights successes are hard-won, and require the coordinated efforts of many people working in solidarity—often across backgrounds, sectors, and even international borders. Victories can provide lessons, strategies, connections and inspiration to others struggling with similar problems, and video can help maximize these positive ripple effects. In 2015, N-Map had the privilege of documenting a… Read More Encouraging The Human Rights Ripple Effect

El Poderoso Impacto de las Proyecciones Comunitarias en México

Por Nancy Gocher, Project Manager La ciudad de México representa uno de los impactos ambientales más grandes del mundo. Quizá no nos damos cuenta, pero si tenemos agua en nuestras casas muy probablemente sea a costa del derecho de acceso al agua de nuestros vecinos, como es el caso de la zona de Valle de… Read More El Poderoso Impacto de las Proyecciones Comunitarias en México

Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Mexico through Community Screenings

By Nancy Gocher, N-Map’s Project Manager in Mexico City Mexico City faces a large environmental crisis. Often when the City’s residents have water in their homes, it is at the expense of water access in neighboring cities and towns. This was the case in the Valley of Chalco, Tlahuac, in the State of Mexico, where… Read More Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Mexico through Community Screenings

Ensuring Quality and Equality in South African Schools

By Andrew Maki, N-Map’s Senior Attorney in Nigeria By November 29th, 2016 all of South Africa’s schools will be required to have electricity, drinking water, toilets, and safe buildings. To ensure the country’s rural schools are aware of and meet the eight-month deadline, we are supporting the Michael Komape campaign in collaboration with Equal Education. On… Read More Ensuring Quality and Equality in South African Schools

Girls in Nigeria Speak Out in the Fight Against Child Marriage

By Andrew Maki, N-Map’s Senior Attorney in Nigeria Today, on International Women’s Day, N-Map is pleased to launch a new series of videos created in partnership with the Women’s Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative and Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative that take an innovative approach to the fight to #endchildmarriage. Last August, 13-year-old Ese Oruru was allegedly… Read More Girls in Nigeria Speak Out in the Fight Against Child Marriage

Rare Opportunity for Justice in Maroko Eviction Case

Watch and Share N-Map’s Film to Support Justice for Maroko In July 1990 the Nigerian government forcibly evicted more than 300,000 people from the town of Maroko in Lagos, Nigeria. After losing their homes and livelihoods, and suffering severe physical violence during the chaotic eviction, the community has received no compensation or justice for 25 years.… Read More Rare Opportunity for Justice in Maroko Eviction Case

#TengoDerechoASaber – A Campaign for Transparency

By: Nancy Gocher (Para Español) In partnership with the Instituto Mexicano para la Competitividad AC (IMCO), we produced a series of five videos for the campaign #TengoDerechoASaber. The campaign encourages Mexican citizens to demand accountability from the government and question how authorities spend tax dollars. The video features several large, government-funded construction projects that were… Read More #TengoDerechoASaber – A Campaign for Transparency