Interview: Leslye Obiora

Professor Leslye Obiora was the Cabinet Minister of Mines and Steel for the federal government Nigeria and a manager for World Bank Africa Region Gender and Law Programme. With degrees from Harvard, Yale, and the University of Nigeria, Obiora is a leading expert in human rights, women and gender studies and currently teaches law at the University of Arizona. She was interviewed by APJ co-Editor-in-Chief Memme Onwudiwe.


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There are a few inaudible moments in the recording due to microphone issues. We have provided a full transcript of the interview above, please feel free to read along while listening.

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Professor Leslye Obiora and Memme Onwudiwe (APJ interviewer)