Woman Scream 2024 | Nigeria

With events in Osogbo, Ibadan, Abeokuta, Nigeria



The Woman Scream event held in Osogbo on March 9, 2024, at the Osogbo Book Club Secretariat marked a significant gathering of 15 participants. Themed "My Art is My Scream" for the year 2024, the event aimed to provide a platform for artistic expression and empowerment. Organized by Adegoke Adedoyin, the event featured participants sharing their creative works, including poems, essays, and short stories. The diverse range of literary pieces contributed to a rich and engaging dialogue on various societal issues and personal experiences.

One of the highlights of the event was a lecture delivered by Wole Adedoyin on the Essentials and Techniques of Poetry Writing. This added an educational dimension to the gathering, providing aspiring writers with valuable insights and guidance to enhance their craft. The lecture likely inspired participants to delve deeper into the art of poetry and explore new avenues of creativity.

The Woman Scream event in Osogbo served as a platform for artists to raise their voices and express themselves freely. Through their works, participants explored themes of identity, social justice, and personal growth, resonating with the broader objectives of the Woman Scream movement. The event fostered a sense of community and solidarity among attendees, reinforcing the power of art as a tool for social change and empowerment.

As the event concluded, participants left with a renewed sense of purpose and inspiration. The exchange of ideas and creative energy generated during the Woman Scream gathering in Osogbo undoubtedly left a lasting impact on all involved. Moving forward, it is hoped that such initiatives will continue to thrive, providing a platform for artists to amplify their voices and contribute meaningfully to society through their art.


On the 16th of March 2024, the Ibadan Book Club, in collaboration with the Writers League of Oyo State, organized the WOMAN SCREAM event with the theme "My Art is My Scream." This remarkable event took place at the Oyo State Library Board, located Opposite Cocoa House, Dugbe Ibadan. The event aimed to celebrate creativity and diversity through literature and art.

The WOMAN SCREAM event featured a special reading session showcasing the works of three exceptionally talented authors: Alimat Taiwo Sulaiman, Adeniran Abdbasit Adeyemi, and Olasumbo Comfort Adeogun. Each author brought their unique perspective and style to the forefront, captivating the audience with their literary prowess and creativity.

Coordinated by the adept Wole Adedoyin, the event was meticulously planned and executed, ensuring a seamless experience for the attendees. Despite the challenges posed by logistical constraints, the organizers managed to create an intimate and engaging atmosphere for the participants to immerse themselves in the world of literature.

The WOMAN SCREAM event witnessed a turnout of 30 enthusiastic attendees, reflecting the growing interest in literary and cultural events within the community. Throughout the event, attendees were treated to captivating poetry performances and enlightening book readings, further emphasizing the richness and depth of artistic expression present in Oyo State.

Overall, the WOMAN SCREAM event in Ibadan was a resounding success, serving as a testament to the power of literature and art in fostering creativity, diversity, and community engagement. Through the insightful works of the featured authors and the dedication of the organizers, the event left a lasting impression on all who attended, inspiring them to continue exploring and celebrating the boundless realms of human expression.



On March 30th, 2024, the vibrant literary scene of Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State, was illuminated by the Woman Scream event hosted by the Abeokuta Book Club (ABC) in collaboration with the Abeokuta Writers Union. The event, held at the Federal College of Education in Osiele, showcased the talents of three distinguished Abeokuta-based writers: Shitta Faruq Adémólá, Phebe Benjamin, and Gbenga Ogunsola.

The gathering featured a fusion of poetry performances and engaging book readings, captivating the audience with the rich tapestry of literary expressions. Attendees were treated to a diverse range of themes and styles, reflecting the cultural depth and creative dynamism of the Abeokuta literary community. From introspective reflections on identity to stirring explorations of social issues, each writer offered a unique perspective that resonated deeply with the audience.

Despite the intimate setting, the event drew significant attention, with 19 participants in attendance. This turnout underscores the growing appetite for cultural enrichment and intellectual engagement within the local community. The presence of both seasoned literary enthusiasts and curious newcomers fostered an atmosphere of inclusivity and mutual appreciation, showcasing the power of literature to unite individuals across diverse backgrounds.

The success of the Woman Scream event can be attributed to the meticulous coordination of Wole Adedoyin, who ensured that every aspect of the program ran seamlessly. Additionally, the invaluable support provided by Miss Darasimi Adeoye, the Coordinator of the Abeokuta Book Club, contributed to the event's smooth execution. Their dedication and passion for promoting literary arts played a pivotal role in creating an unforgettable experience for all involved.

In conclusion, the Woman Scream event in Abeokuta served as a testament to the enduring vitality of the local literary scene. Through the collaborative efforts of the Abeokuta Book Club, the Abeokuta Writers Union, and the talented writers who graced the stage, attendees were treated to an evening of inspiration, enlightenment, and cultural celebration. As the literary community continues to flourish, events like these serve as beacons of creativity, fostering a deeper appreciation for the written word and enriching the cultural fabric of Abeokuta and beyond.

The Woman Scream Festival has brought together over 70 countries with thousands of events as a call to action for activists and creatives worldwide to stand up for the voiceless and empower women solidarity from around the world. The festival covers a multitude of themes each year and stands as apart of the UN Women’s Generation Equality initiatives. The Woman Scream Festival’s overarching objective is to raise awareness on the measures of violence that women face day to day.