Asma’u Joda and Iheoma Obibi

J Bracken

Following the tragic rape and death of Grace Ushang in Cross River State, Nigeria, Asma’u Joda and Iheoma Obibi deplore the absence of any meaningful protection for the country's women and the Senate's apparent move to exacerbate matters further through the adoption of the Indecent Dressing Bill. If Ushang had merely been wearing khaki trousers – the official uniform of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) organisation with which she worked – then how will Nigeria guarantee the safety of more