Margaret Ekpo

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Birthday
27, 1914
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Sep 21, 2006 (92)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
27, 1914
Birthplace
Nigeria
Death Date
Sep 21, 2006 (92)

About

Women's rights activist in Nigeria who helped women insert themselves into the First Republic during the 1960's.

Before Fame

She taught in elementary schools when she had to suspend her formal education because her father passed away.

Trivia

She was involved with the National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons.

Family Life

She was married to a doctor named John Udo Ekpo in 1938.

Associated With

She and Charlotte Perkins Gilman are known for their work protecting and enhancing the rights of women.