Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti by UNESCO


Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti by UNESCO

A short history of the life of one of the incredible women highlighted in UNESCO's Women in African History series. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti was a leading activist during Nigerian women's anti-colonial struggles. Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti (1900-1978) was a leading activist during Nigerian women's anti-colonial struggles. She founded the Abeokuta Women's Union, one of the most impressive women's organizations of the twentieth century (with a membership estimated to have reached up to 20,000 women), which fought to protect and further the rights of women. The story of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti is told through comic strip illustrations by Alaba Onajin a Graphic Designer for novels currently living in Ondo state, Nigeria.

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

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112 pages
Interest Age: From 8


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Publication date

5th November 2015



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