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Islam, Feminism, and Culture

Growing up as a girl, I have seen a lot of injustices committed against women. With time, I began to ask questions as to why women are considered vulnerable, voiceless and powerless. And when I...

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...

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...

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...

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...