Write, Draw or Paint and Win Big as #Choice4Life Advocates Announce Online Contest


C4L fb#Choice4Life Advocates – a group of 54 young Nigerians from diverse backgrounds that promote Women’s Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, have opened an online contest today. The contest which is expected to run between today, February 7th and February 28th, 2015, accepts entries from the public in the forms of short essays, videos and drawings/paintings, which in a way, will be a messaging medium to the Senators urging them to pass the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Bill (VAPPbill), a proposed legislation which seeks to eliminate all forms of violence irrespective of gender from the society, and also provides compensation and rehabilitation to victims and survivors.

Themed “Citizen’s Rights and the #VAPPBill”, the contest will award prizes to top three winners and consolation prizes to 3 others.

The prizes to be won are;

1st Prize – iPad Air

2nd Prize – Dell Notebook PC

3rd Prize – Samsung S5 mini handheld

Consolation prize –   N10, 000 each for 3 persons

Entries are accepted via email: vappbillcontest@gmail.com.


Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Entrants should be resident in Nigeria and aged between 18 years and 35 years old.
  2. Entrants can be male or female.
  • #Choice4Life Advocates are NOT eligible to participate.

Essay entries should be in MS Word format; not more than 200 words; Arial font type; size 12; 1.5 spacing; 0.8 margins on all sides; all references should be footnoted; and your entry should have a cover page stating your name, phone number, location and date of birth.

–          Video/Photovoice entries should be not more than 60 seconds long, in mobile friendly format, preferably MP4

Drawings/Paintings – should be one pager, not less than the size of A4 paper. A clear snapshot of the art work should be sent via email. Original copies shall be required to be sebt to an address to be provided.

NB: Direct the message in your entry to the senator representing your constituency at the National Assembly.

What is #VAPPbill? To find out, Visit https://bit.ly/vappbill


About Laz Ude Eze

A public health physician, health systems consultant and an advocate for good governance, health equity and social justice. Authored the book, "A Companion to Practical Pathology" and founded HAPPYNigeria in 2006. I'm also a Brand Ambassador of Social Good Nigeria. To read my full profile, copy and paste this link on your URL and check it out >> http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=35254652&trk=tab_pro Your feedback on all posts are welcome. Follow me on twitter - @donlaz4u.

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