Emmanuella Nwosisi

Female Genital Mutilation: Myths and Facts II

FGM is practiced in over 30 countries (mostly African) including: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea,

Female Genital Mutilation: Myths and Facts (I)

The World Health Organisation describes Female Genital Mutilation as including all procedures, the aim of which is to alter the female genitalia for non-medical reasons.

You Say You Don’t Need Feminism? I Am Sorry!

I have heard (and read) people say severally that they do not need feminism because they have equal access to education, access to good jobs, and equal pay. I have heard that feminism is dead and needless, and should be done away with.

On Internalised Misogyny and Why You May Not be as Progressive as You Think

We’ve heard that black people can’t be racist and that women can’t be misogynistic but are these statements really true? Is it possible that a person who has been oppressed all their life would turn around and become the oppressor?

Nigerian Women: Are We Doing Enough In Striving For Our Right To Vote And Be Voted For?

Women’s participation in politics has been on the rise, but representation in political offices is still low.

About Me

Emmanuella Nwosisi is a student of Law at the University of Lagos, a Writer, and a Feminist. She is passionate about the rights of women and minority groups. She likes to write about her experiences and what she believes is wrong with the world. In her spare time, she enjoys snacking and a good nap.
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