Lolo Cynthia says, “This is often the best kept and most deeply shameful secret of many survivors”. Lolo Cynthia unpacks a totally different level of knowledge in the 2nd Edition Urban Woman Magazine, where she answers the question “Can one feel pleasure while being sexually assaulted?” According to her, the fact that rape can be potentially pleasurable makes it more traumatizing for victims.
Ufuoma McDermott on gender equality emphasizes that, “The truth is this, no matter what medium through which we tell these stories, no matter the platform, the message is one all over the world. It is not peculiar to Igbos, Yorubas, Hausas, or even Africans. The message is “Be kind to the next person”. Treat the next person the way you want to be treated. Why should someone’s life be limited because of their gender or religion or belief? It is not just right”.
South African Actress, Mohau Mokoatle-Cele was also interviewed in this edition and she said ” Nigeria is a very God-conscious country and their foods, peppery. The streets however feel safer than South African streets”. She goes on to say “We are one, why do we even have borders?”
In Figuring Out Your Style, Awoniyi Adedolapo makes us understand that style is a very personal thing and has nothing to do with trends or imitation. She says, ” Show me your style and I will tell you who you are”.
Louella says you do not need to break the bank, all you need are 9 makeup brushes!
Did you know that in the North, the Life of the girl child begins at 9? We bet you did not. Read up on this interview and find out how child marriage is affecting the lives of young girls in the North.
Ever heard of Body shaming? Ifeanyi Iloba says, “Today’s generation does not see wrong in expressing their opinions which isn’t wrong in itself, but shutting out anyone with a different body type from theirs is not okay”.