Arch Angel on stage at WORD UP Volume 5 (First Anniversary Edition)
which held on August 17, 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria.
The poem he performed is a classic. Please watch and enjoy.
The event theme is centered around the United Nation's "International day for the elimination of violence against women."
Some of the best Spoken Word Poets in Nigeria that will grace the stage are:
Ivori, Plumbline, Torpedo, RezThaPoet, Bob Ekat, Princeps, Chinelo Renee, Donna K, Dolapo Ogunwale, Atilola, Titilayo Mabogunje, Shola Oguntoyinbo, Arch Angel, Tofarati, Soonest, Increase and many more.....!!!
Soul Music will be by Pure Child, Aduke and Lumynos.
Celebrity Poets: The King of Comedy in Nigeria, ALI BABA and YEANCAH ADAMU (Soundcity)
The phrase violence against women is a technical term used to collectively refer to violent acts that are primarily or exclusively committed against women. Similar to a hate crime, which it is sometimes considered this type of violence targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive.
The United Nations General Assembly defines "violence against women" as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life." The 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women noted that this violence could be perpetrated by assailants of either gender, family members and even the "State" itself.
Worldwide governments and organizations actively work to combat violence against women through a variety of programs. A UN resolution designated 25 November as International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.