IHRAF Extends Entry Deadline For African Human Rights Short Story

The African Chapter of the International Human Rights Art Festival has extended the call for entries for its African Human Rights Short Story Prize to 8th of day August, 2022 to give more interested African Short Story Writers the opportunity to participate.

In a release signed by Wole Adedoyin, Director of IHRAF in Africa said the move is in response to calls by interested entrants requesting for more time to allow them to participate in the competition.

African Human Rights Short Story Prize is open to new, emerging and established short story writers. The Prize is open to submissions of work written in English by writers of any nationality or descent.

African Human Rights Short Story Prize aims to promote and support the realization of human rights in Africa. To be duly considered, Stories must have Human Rights at heart.

The stories can explore any of the following human rights themes: Freedom of Expression, Government Violations, Police Brutality, corruption, forced Eviction, terrorism, Gender Inequality, LGBT Rights, Child Labour, Child Marriage, Domestic Violence, violence and discrimination against women; child abuse; female genital mutilation, ethnic, regional, and religious discrimination, child trafficking etc.

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