About The Speaker
Saudatu Mahdi is a Nigerian Women's Right advocate. She is the Secretary General of Women's Rights Advancement and Protection Alternative . She has published over 20 books focusing on violence against women, women’s rights, Shari’a and women and women in education. Mahdi led the team that fought and won the acquittal for a Nigerian woman who was sentenced to death by hanging because she had a child out of wedlock.