Rukaiyatu Idris is a freelance journalist from Borno, Northeast Nigeria. Her niche in reporting includes but not restricted to; Gender and education, among other Humanitarian issues. Her stories on gender issues were featured in international online media outlets, such as AWiMNews and International Policy Digest. Rukaiyatu writes opinion articles for national dailies, also reports as a contributor to The Humanitarian Times.
No Place For Discrimination: These Traditional Leaders Are Standing Up For SGBV Survivors In Their Communities
Beyond providing support for survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in rural Borno communities, an initiative is working to ensure that traditional rulers are held accountable for the treatment of survivors. This includes condemning stigma and discrimination in their communities.