Tag: equality

Ado AminuJanuary 11, 2021

Pope Francis updates Cannon to allow women to be formally installed as Lectors and Acolytes

An edict issued and personally signed by Pope Francis will finally see women, ‘recognized for the service already carried out ...

EditorSeptember 22, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tunisia abolishes a 44-year ban on inter-faith marriages

The Tunisian presidency recently announced that it had decided to scrap from its constitution, a 44-year old law banning marriages ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 7, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria needs to embrace- not silence- diversity

by Feyisayo Anjorin   The fight for justice and equality – not just for personal reasons but for the sake of ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 31, 2017

Opinion: Why Women’s rights may never be guaranteed In Africa and the Middle East

by Nimi Princewill The large craving for gender equality and a continuous upgrade in affirmative action for women may yield a ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

The Thread: Is this a case of female entitlement?

Whilst Malak (@mangoes_marxism) was advising ladies to discard double standards in relationships, @ _Alexis T had an altogether different concern, and was ...

RoqeebahSeptember 16, 2016

The Thread: @elnathan_john joins the throng speaking about gender equality

Satirist and author of popular novel, Born on a Tuesday, Elnathan John is no stranger to The Thread. Today, a ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 15, 2016

Senate rejects gender parity bill because of Sharia law

The 8th Senate has rejected the gender parity bill sponsored by Senate Minority Whip, Senator Biodun Olujimi who represents Ekiti ...

Ada IgboanugoApril 29, 2015

This latest move by the Catholic Pope shows that he may be a feminist

by Chinwe Okafor The pope just announced to the world that he may in fact be a feminist. During his ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 5, 2014

Victor Ajayi: Growth-Inequality challenge in Nigeria (Y! PolicyHub)

by Victor Ajayi The recent announcement of the Nigeria’s GDP growth of 6.5 percent in the second quarter of 2014 ...

March 27, 2014

‘Do you hate men?’ – 10 questions you should stop asking feminists

by Zainab Karim Why are you so angry? This question detracts fr,om the real purpose of the feminist movement. Feminists ...

January 12, 2014

Opinion: Why some animals are more important than most Nigerians

by Tochukwu Ibezim Those animals will come in already richer than most Nigerian citizens. At least one cannot say the ...

April 22, 2013

Opinion: The difference between a feminist and a nuisance

by Nana Nwachukwu We need to stop fashioning a feminist box. There is no formula to feminism and feminism is ...

January 2, 2013

Fran Hall: Some New Year’s resolutions women should make

by Fran Hall Inspired by the letter to Santa from all women, I’ve taken the liberty of writing a list ...

August 3, 2012

Don’t chicken out: Let’s have a conversation about my life as a gay person

by Wayne Self I see greedy, rapacious, vengeful people who are Christians. And these people are accepted in the Church, ...

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