University of Iowa

Wake up for your rights

November 6th, 2015

One group in Cedar Rapids is working to make a different for voters in Africa.

Wake Up for Your Rights was created to observe the distribution of electoral materials in final campaigns in Africa. After success with that project, the group is now working to make elections in Africa more transparent.

“We are working together now on how we can improve the conditions of women and disabled people so they can have access, they can have … their full rights during the vote,” said Esaie Toingar, president of Wake Up for Your Rights.

Daily Iowan TV’s Nikki Crosthwaite has the full story.