Women Action Committee, NigeriaProfessor Mercy Anagbogu
Mrs. Mercy Anagbogu is a Professor of Education in the field of Guidance and Counseling. She is highly published and a great gender activist who fights for the rights of women and mentor to several women’s groups in universities in Southeast Nigeria towards social change. Her main preoccupation is counseling against Anti-Social Behaviours for better adjustment of Nigerian Adolescents.
Professor Anagbogu is the Chairperson of Women Action Committee and Vice Chairperson of Anambra Network of Women NGOs. She was also a former head of department of Guidance and Counseling and currently Lectures at Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka – NIGERIA.
Apart from mentoring young persons to understand and defend their right, Prof. Anagbogu coordinated the state branch of the National Coalition on Affirmative Action (NCAA) to get the State House of Assembly to pass the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill in the state, a feat that could only be achieved by 4 other branches long after her. The young girls she mentors in the universities are following her footsteps.