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Women in Northern Nigeria Need to Be Their Own Voice

For over half a century, women in northern Nigeria have been bearing the brunt of institutional neglect, domestic violence and stifling campaigns against any female activist who dares to speak out against their problems. Unlike...

The Nigerian Child; Rights, Violation and Abuse.

Child rights are about the protection of the fundamental and essential rights and dignity of the child, who according to the 1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) "...is any human being below...

Favour Okechukwu: One of many Girls

Favour Okechuku was reported to have been gang-raped to death in Ejigbo area of Lagos on 4th October 2020. Favour was an 11-year-old Junior Secondary School year 3 student who was sent on an errand...

The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Holds the Key to Peace

"In the last decade, Nigeria has witnessed an unimaginable upsurge in killings due to insurgency and instability. Northern Nigeria has been especially affected by violence as the Islamic fundamentalist group Boko Haram unleashed terror on...

Tuesday Quote: Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

I ask no favour for my sex. All I ask for our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks. -Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

Monday Quote: Ruth Bader-Ginsburg

A gender line helps to keep women, not on a pedestal; But in a cage. -Ruth Bader-Ginsburg.

SARS, Patriarchy and misogyny

It's silly that men think that feminists are trending #NotAllSars as a "retaliation" or because we are "happy" that men are killed. Not at all, we are just taking a step back. History is saddled...

Dr. Priye Iyalla Amadi and the NIS

Until some few years back,  married Nigerian women were required to have a letter of consent from their husbands before they could be issued an international Nigerian passport, but  Dr Priye Iyalla Amadi, the wife...

Notorious RBG – Shirin Dalaki

I learned about Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the Autumn of 2018 when her documentary came out on CNN, I was in awe of what a remarkable woman she was and I wanted to be like...

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Educating the Girl Child: Ocholi O. Ibilola

By now, every one knows that education  is a determinant in building up of  tomorrow's leaders for a brighter future. Yet, it still seem...

Wednesday Quote

I know nothing of man's rights or women rights; Human rights are all that I recognize'. Sarah Moore Grimke    

Thursday Quote: Anne Snitow

'Gender traveled. It became gobbled up in the different quests for meaning and identity'. Anne Snitow

Thursday Quote: Madeliene Albright

'I'm not a person who thinks the world would be entirely different if it was run by women. If you think that, you've forgotten...

Tuesday Quote

When you educate a girl, you kick-start a cycle of success. It makes economic sense. It makes social sense. It makes moral sense. But, it seems,...