Italy: Stephanie Okereke-Linus advocates for trafficked victims



    Actress Stephanie Okere-Linus in a meeting with stakeholders in Italy
    Actress Stephanie Okere-Linus in a gathering with stakeholders in Italy

    By Joshua Olomu

    Nollywood actress Stephanie Okere-Linus, in partnership with worldwide medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is at present in Italy, to advocate for victims of human trafficking.

    This is coming within the wake of the elevated price of human trafficking being skilled by Nigerians making an attempt emigrate to Europe by way of Libya.

    Aside advocating towards the heinous human rights violations, Okere-Linus, additionally a movie director and mannequin, can also be giving her help to these rescued.

    According to a press release from Okere-Linus, her mission in Italy will embody a go to to the rescue ship “Aquarius” to witness their actions and operations.

    She can have conferences with some ladies; take part in rehabilitation workout routines for the rescued ladies, media parleys and stakeholder conferences with the purpose of assuaging their sufferings and stopping extra women and girls from falling prey.

    Okere-Linus has obtained a number of awards and nominations for her work as an actress, together with the 2003 Reel Award for Best Actress, the 2006 Afro Hollywood Award for Best Actress and Three nominations for Best Actress in main position on the Africa Movie Academy Awards in 2005, 2009 and 2010.

    She was the runner up for the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria magnificence Pageant 2002.