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Sexual Harrassment is endemic in Nigerian Educational Institutions – Ireti Bakare-Yusuf

Not a week goes by in Nigeria that one isn’t left dumbfounded by a trending story or two. Ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous and the mouth –agape- gasping –for- breath, these stories disappear as quickly as they trend.

Senegal gives sex workers identification cards in a bid to protect them

In most African countries, sex workers are at risk of being treated unfairly, marginalized and abused, not to mention the general risk of contracting HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted diseases. However, in Senegal, the government is doing all it can to protect sex workers by registering them and giving them a means of identification.

Sarah Bessey: Finally someone seeks to bridge the gap between Christianity and Feminism

Sarah Bessey , an award winning Canadian Blogger is bridging the gap between Christianity and Feminism.

Malala Yousafzai discusses role of men in her movement

20 year old Malala Yousafzai who was shot in the head 2012 by Taliban gunmen in retaliation of her activism spoke to The Globe And Mail about surviving the attack, living in the United Kingdom and the role of men in her movement. 

Women Are Not Weak by Ariyo Sharon

I just realized that some women actually take glory or pride in calling themselves weak and as if that alone is not enough damage, they start generalizing it and see you as a demon, if you are strongly opinionated. Not everyone likes to be called weak, I personally feel weakness is a matter of personal ability not a collective one.

6 Months of Panic and ka sa ma dupe by Dr Ria Evbuoma

I think I was five when I finally understood that there were girl parts and boy parts, and they were to be kept covered, and no one was allowed to touch them. My mother had sat me down and explained it carefully. I was a precocious child, and I understood that this was important.

Ireti Bakare-Yusuf: It Is Time For Nigerian Women to Stand up Against Sexual Predators

Like the rest of the world, I woke up on Tuesday 9th of January, to the media frenzy around Oprah’s speech. With the cost of data in Nigeria still so “unfriendly”, I had to make do with clips on CNN, Instagram and other social media platforms.

Sexuality Of Women by Jeffrey Okolo

Common opinions about the sexuality of females range from accusing women of being prudish or withholding of sex to being seductive and using their sexuality as a source of power or manipulation. These skewed views steer us away from seeing the reality that, just like men, women have a natural and healthy desire to be sexual.

Rape – “NO” Is Not Just A Word!!!

!!!Failure to give consent or Withdrawal of consent at ANY point should be grounds for immediate discontinuation!!!!

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Biography of Melani Lowman-Walton

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All You Need To Know About Amal Clooney

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15 Women Answer The Question, “What Does Feminism Mean To You?”

For women all over the world, the struggle for equality is no strange thing. No matter our race, age, colour, we all have the same struggles and we are all fighting for the same thing. In this article, 15 amazing women from different walks of life share what feminism means to them. Brace yourself for a beautiful and emotional read.

The Problem With Sexist Comedy

Sexist comedy trivializes issues that women face. Example of such issues includes rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment etc. Find out why it needs to stop, and why those who enjoy this type of content need to be called out as well as the comedians who crack these jokes.

Profile of Sara Menker, Founder of Gro Intelligence

Sara Menker is an Ethiopian businesswoman. She is the founder and CEO of Gro Intelligence, a software company that is focused on the global food and agriculture markets.