Favour Okechukwu: One of many Girls

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Monday Quote: Oprah Winfrey

It is confidence in our bodies, minds and spirits that allows us to keep looking for new adventures, new directions to grow in, and...

Wonderfully, fearfully made women

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie The bliss of ignorance… On 18 May 2016, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie joined a number of distinguished Americans, including filmmaker Spike Lee and Nobel...

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Monday Quote

'One of the hardest things in life, Is knowing which bridges to cross, And knowing which bridges to burn'.   Oprah Winfrey

Saturday Quote

'We have a choice about how we take what happens to us in our life; And whether or not we allow it to turn us. We can become consumed by hate and darkness; Or we're able to regain our humanity somehow; Or come to terms...

Thursday Quote: Marie Colvin

'Be passionate and be involved in what you believe in, And do it as thoroughly and honestly and fearlessly as you can'. Marie Colvin

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You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist. Indira Ghandi

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I don’t like to lose — at anything… Yet I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us. Serena WIlliams

Harriet Tubman (1820-1913)

Harriet Tubman (Araminta Ross), was an American abolitionist. Born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland in 1820, Tubman was beaten and whipped by her various masters as a child. Early in life, she suffered a traumatic head wound when an irate...

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'If every choice you make comes from an honest place, you're solid, and nothing anybody can say about you can rock you or change your opinion. Angelina Jolie  

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

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  Getting angry doesn't solve anything'. Grace Kelly Princess of Monaco

Monday Quote

''If friends disappoint you over and over, that's in large part your own fault. Once someone has shown a tendency to be self-centered; You need to recognize that...

THE VIOLENCE AGAINST PERSONS PROHIBITION ACTS.

BRIEF INTRODUCTION The Violence Against persons (prohibition) Act (VAPP) was passed into law in May 2015. The Act was a result of agitations for the protection of...

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Thursday Quote: Unyime-Ivy King

'Mind your thoughts, They eventually blossom into action for good or evil. Whatever you water is what grows. Unyime-Ivy King

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'I told as much of my life as I could to encourage others to get to where they should be. Where they want to be'   Folorunsho...

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I beg you I no magician. I can't just wave a magic wand. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Thursday Quote

“The trouble about man is twofold. He cannot learn truths which are too complicated; He forgets truths which are too simple.” Rebecca West

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  Don't let anyone rob you of your imagination, your creativity, or your curiosity. Its your place in the world. its your life. Go and do all...

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Monday Quote

'The key to realizing a dream is to focus not on success but on significance; And then even the small steps and little victories along...

Monday Quote

Just find your own frequency. Yours; And have faith in who you are.   Oprah Winfrey

Miriam Makeba (May 4, 1932 – 10 November 2008)

I kept my culture. I kept the music of my roots. Through my music, I became the voice and image of Africa and the...

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'It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences'. Audrey Lorde