Dr. Josephine Odumakin

What I do for myself dies with me. What I do for others lives on forever.

-Dr. Josephine Odumakin, 2013 International Women of Courage award, Nigerian Democracy Activist, and Women’s Right Advocate; Executive Director of the Institute of Human Rights and Democratic Studies; President of Women Arise for Change Initiative; Chairman, Task Force of the Citizen Forum; Spokesperson, Coalition of Civil Society Organizations; and President, Centre for Participatory Democracy. Nigeria, Africa