Timidria

Timidria

Timidria is the name of human rights organization in Niger, founded by Ilguilas Weila. Timidria is dedicated to the eradication of slavery in Niger.

Timindra was formed in 1991 and the name means 'solidarity' in Tamajaq. Niger's government denies the existence of slavery in the country, but international human rights organizations estimate the number of slaves in Niger at approximately 40,000.

The headquarters of Timidria is in the capital Niamey, and the organization has offices around the country, helping escaped slaves to build up a new life in freedom.

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