Di UN Women don recognise di Aba women riot wey happen for 1929 as e be noteworthy women-led demonstration, wey cause revolution for women defence on top women rights in Nigeria.
Dem talk say,
“Based on dia social standing under colonial rule, di Igbo women come carry palm leaves, wey be Facebook invite today , to dia fellow sisters across wey dey Southeastern Nigeria.
“Together dem come out in thousands to ‘sit on’ or make ‘war on’ top di warrant chiefs wey dey misbehave and come dey shame dem for public with singing, dancing, banging on walls and even dey tear down roofs.
“We know say di revenge against di protests come turn deadly, but e make di chiefs resign and come make market tax for women drop ,” di UN Women talk am.
Dem mark dis protest on March 8, and under dia 2018 theme, “Time is Now: Rural and Urban Activists Transforming Women’s Lives”, events wey dey around di world come get di better work wey di women activists do and dia mobilisation for change.
Di first International Women Day wey dem do in 1911 get plenty people wey pass one million people from Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland on top women suffrage and labour rights.
Based on wetin UN Women talk,for early years, Di Day been be new way to protest World War I.