Actress and Filmmaker, Stephanie Okereke-Linus has launched a brief movie titled ‘The Pupil’.
It additionally comes after ‘Hey Lady’, her monologue which debuted on March 1 to have fun this yr’s Worldwide Ladies’s Day (IWD).
The movie which seeks to handle sexual and gender-based violence (GBV) in tertiary establishments follows the story of Jumi, a high-flying pupil, who fell sufferer to a lecturer with a historical past of sexual harassment.
The challenge, directed by Chinedu Ben, was supported by the United Nations Inhabitants Fund (UNFPA).
The challenge, which is her second UNEPA-supported work on GBV, featured a number of different movie stars together with Mary Agholor, Samuel Abah, and Beshel Francis.
In one other publish, Stephanie stated the initiative was to additional create consciousness concerning the prevalence of sex-for-grades in tertiary establishments.
“The prevalence of sexual harassment of feminine college students in tertiary establishments is worrisome. Many college students are threatened with examination failure or different disturbing penalties in the event that they refuse to succumb,” she wrote.