11-Year-Old Naomi Oloyede Gets Standing Ovation After Speech At UNODC’s Doha Declaration Global Programme

11-year-old Naomi Oloyede from Battle Axe High School, Abuja Nigeria got a standing ovation after addressing the High-Level #Education4Justice conference in Vienna, Austria.

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#SexForGrades: UNILAG Sets Up Panel And Encourages More Students To Speak Out

The Management of University Of Lagos has announced that it has set up a panel to investigate the scandal following the #sexforgrades allegations against two of its lecturers, Boniface Igbeneghu and Samuel Oladipo.

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#SexForGrades : Foursquare Gospel Church Asks Dr Boniface Igbeneghu To Step Down

The effects of the #sexforgrades documentary released by BBC Africa Eye have just begun as Foursquare Gospel Church has distanced itself from the pastor and Unilag Lecturer, Dr Boniface Igbeneghu. 

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#SexForGrades Is Trending On Twitter As More People Share Their Experiences

Barely 6 hours after the BBC Africa Eye Documentary which showed two lecturers from University of Lagos and University of Ghana sexually harass journalists disguised as students, #sexforgrades has started trending on Twitter.

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BBC Africa Eye Goes Undercover In Sex For Grades Documentary Spanning Lagos And Ghana

In Africa, academic institutions are rife with male lecturers who constantly harass female students asking for sex in exchange for good grades. However, this phenomenon has seen little to no reportage. It is also hard to prove and so students hardly get the justice they deserve even after speaking up.

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Period Shaming Is A Thing And You Might Be Guilty

So here’s the tea; women bleed. A lot. Every month, mother nature assumes we would be making steamy love to a dark handsome gent and carry a love child in our belly, so she prepares our uterus to receive said love child.

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In Ghana, Parents And Christian Groups Are Kicking Against Sex Education For Children

Parents and Christian groups in Ghana are kicking against the Comprehensive Sexuality Education which is planned to be introduced to primary school children from the age of four. 

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Spanking Is Now Unconstitutional In South Africa

In 2017, after a father had beaten his 13-year old son “in a manner that exceeded the bounds of reasonable chastisement”, the South African High Court ruled that spanking of children by their guardians and parents was illegal.

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Death of Another Young South African Woman, Sinethemba Ndlovu Prompts Sadness, Outrage

Another woman has just been murdered in South Africa. According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, 22 year old Sinethemba Ndlovu died after sustaining two stab wounds below her left armpit and stomach. She died in medical care.

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Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief Were Nominated For The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Two Young African Women, Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief Were Nominated For The 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Two African women, Ilwad Elman and Hajer Sharief have made the list for winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize Award.
Somalia’s social rights activist, Ilwad Elman and Libyan law student, Hajer Sharief have been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize award.

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The South African Government Has Pledged 1.1 Billion Rand Towards The Fight Against Gender Based Violence

The South African government has pledged R1.1 billion (USD 682 million) as additional funding towards the fight against the continued gender-based violence in South Africa.

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Fighting The Hebrew Woman Syndrome

My lecturer who is also a gynecologist told us a very gory story. There was a pregnant woman whom he had as a patient and upon examination of this woman a few months to her delivery date, discovered that she had a very small pubic angle.

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How Pictures of Nude African Women Were Used By The Europeans To Enlist Volunteers During Colonization

Not many know that the colonization of Africa was possible due to the promises made to European men of sexually promiscuous African women. In fact,…

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Sho Madjozi Shares How Complex Xenophopia In South Africa Is In Emotional Twitter Thread

South African rapper, Sho Madjozi in aseries of emotional tweets shared the dynamics of South African Xenophobia and the Xenophobic attacks currently taking place against Nigerians.

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Model, Adut Akech Responds to Image Blunder in Australia’s WHO Magazine

Adut Akech, the South Sudanese – Australian model has expressed how disappointed she is after Australia’s Who Magazine, published an interview with Akech alongside the image of a fellow model Flavia Lazarus. 

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