Akpa Chidinma is a young and vibrant woman with an unwavering passion for women empowerment, gender equity, and sexual and reproductive health. She loves to inspire, educate, mentor and encourage young women to stand up and speak out on matters concerning health and leadership. She has occupied several youth leadership positions and founded the organization, Sapphires of Worth, in 2015. She is a Women Deliver 2016 Youth Scholar, Southwest Regional Coordinator for the International Youth Alliance for Family Planning, and a final year medical student in the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. She works to train peer educators and prevent teenage pregnancy and death from unsafe abortions whilst encouraging young women on personal development and political participation.

Articles:

Surviving Intimate Partner Violence: a Guide

"My Father, the Monster": Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria