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

Promoting Access to Justice for Migrants & their Families

By Karen Heredia / Jesús Robles Maloof (Para Español) We are in a critical moment for human mobility. Across the world, migration intensifies as do the dangers to the people who migrate.  In Mexico, migrants come primarily from Central America and in transit, they run great risks of violence, kidnapping, abuse, extortion, death and disappearance at… Read More Promoting Access to Justice for Migrants & their Families

Plaintiffs in Landmark Pelican Bay Case Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement

“How are you today, Mr. Redd?” began the five-hour deposition interview with Paul Redd, an inmate at Pelican Bay State Prison. For the past 14 years Redd has been held in solitary confinement, isolated in a cell the size of a parking lot for 22 to 24 hours a day. “I am surviving,” said Redd… Read More Plaintiffs in Landmark Pelican Bay Case Speak Out Against Solitary Confinement

Brooklyn Community Bail Fund: Giving Low-Income Individuals a Chance in Court

Clean and sober for five years, Tammy is the mother of seven and proud grandmother of two. “I’m an ex-addict that is struggling every day to try to get myself together,” explains Tammy.  She had steered her life back on track after years of treatment and hard work, but a relatively small issue threatened to turn… Read More Brooklyn Community Bail Fund: Giving Low-Income Individuals a Chance in Court

The Water at the Foot of the Volcano

Amecameca: Water for the People Last Friday, Dr. Óscar Monroy Hermosillo, President of the Comisión de Cuenca de los Rios Amecameca y La Compañía (Citizen Commission of the Amecameca Basin in Mexico or “Comisión”), presented a new N-Map film: The Water at the Foot of the Volcano. The film—produced in partnership with Controla Tu Gobierno and… Read More The Water at the Foot of the Volcano

N-Map Premieres: Truth & Justice for the Women of Guatemala

By Abby Goldberg & Nili Blanck       In 2012, Women’s Link Worldwide successfully worked with human rights groups and women survivors from indigenous communities, specifically the Ixil Maya, to frame the widespread sexual violence of the Ríos Montt administration in Guatemala as an element of genocide—a monumental achievement. We captured their story on film.… Read More N-Map Premieres: Truth & Justice for the Women of Guatemala

Verdad y Justicia Para las Mujeres de Guatemala

Abby Goldberg & Nili Blanck    En el 2012, Women’s Link Worldwide trabajó con grupos de derechos humanos y mujeres de comunidades indígenas, específicamente el Ixil Maya, para enmarcar como genocidio la violencia sexual generalizada de la administración de Ríos Montt. El caso fue un logro monumental y N-Map capturó esta historia en película. (For… Read More Verdad y Justicia Para las Mujeres de Guatemala