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Four inspirational authors – Ogo Ogbata, Abidemi Sanusi, Ola Lydia Taiwo and Precious Williams have been appointed AFRUCA Ambassador for Children. The authors took part in AFRUCA’s first interactive session with African Authors on 15 October 2010. Debbie Ariyo, AFRUCA Director said: “We hope you will use your inspirational books and your new positions to help shed more light on the issue of child abuse in our community and the plight of victims as well as help to promote AFRUCA’s work in addressing this very important subject.”

The Authors:

Precious Williams A Contributing Editor at Elle, Cosmopolitan and the Mail on Sunday’s ‘Night & Day‘ magazine. Precious is author of the acclaimed ‘Precious: A True Story’, a memoir of her childhood in a ‘private foster care’ setting & her struggle to reconcile 2 adversary cultural influences. Go to: www.precious-williams.net

Abidemi Sanusi Nigerian born Abidemi is the author of several inspirational books translated into many languages. Her latest book ‘Eyo’ is the story of an illiterate 10 year old girl trafficked to the UK with promise of a better life – only to experience exploitation and suffering. The book was shortlisted for the 2010 Commonwealth Writers’ Prize as African’s Best Book. Go to: www.abidemisanusi.co.uk

Ola Lydia Taiwo Lydia presents a heart wrenching memoir of a woman overcoming the emotional, physical and psychological trauma of childhood abuse in, What A Life! She was motivated to write this book as part of her healing process, and to shine a bright light on the severity of childhood abuse. Go to: www.strategicbookpublishing.com/WhatALife

Ogo Akubue-Ogbata Originally from Nigeria, her heart-wrenching novel ‘Egg-Larva-Pupa-Woman’, captures the love, strength, creativity & aspiring instincts of African women whilst celebrating the hope, culture & tenacity that all races share. Go to: www.ogoogbata.com

 

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The Editor · December 28, 2010 at 3:21 pm

@ All: Thanks, everyone.

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