Tag: feminism

Joshua OnonoseAugust 11, 2022

5 Reasons Why Every Nigerian Should Be a Feminist

Feminism is described as the belief in the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes. Feminism aims to combat ...

Ado AminuMay 19, 2021

The slow progress of gender parity may be because men are not listening to women

A heated exchange between friends on the merit of men’s allyship in the fight for gender equality concluded thus over the ...

Ado AminuApril 19, 2021

Yes, witchcraft accusation is a prosecutable offence in Nigeria

Nigerian feminists have been at the receiving end of accusations of witchcraft for a very long time. It didn’t start ...

Ado AminuApril 6, 2021

A jail-break card in perpetuity for abusers | Dissecting the Pete Edochie interview

Unless you have not been paying attention lately, you must have come across the recent spike in nuggets of ancient ...

Ado AminuFebruary 6, 2021

Religious persecution, Male privilege | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria this week

More often than not, the delight of Twitter conversations is in the comebacks original tweets attract. We collated some very ...

Ado AminuJanuary 15, 2021

“We have a cultural problem” – Diversity Prize Finalist, Solomon Ayodele bemoans toxic masculinity

Few drives are as noble as ones that compel us to make life better for the largest majority of people. ...

Ado AminuJanuary 13, 2021

Why Toke Makinwa is a poster girl for feminism of a different sort

Toke Makinwa is no stranger to controversy – many might even argue her brand is built mostly on that, and ...

Ado AminuDecember 11, 2020

Women need room to be fully human

Women are forced to live by a never-ending list of deadlines that when carefully scrutinised, what one sees are only ...

Joanne IkeSeptember 1, 2020

We must expand the boundaries of what we consider feminist issues

The concept of feminism has redefined too many other concepts, change mindsets and upturned stereotypes across the world. You could ...

Ifeanyi OgboJuly 28, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Is a feminist christian an oxymoron?

Since the beginning of time, humans have been obsessed with labels. It makes it easier to put people in a ...

Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Genevieve Nnaji’s brand of feminism shouldn’t offend anyone, but here we are

Nollywood star actress and producer, Genevieve Nnaji has been a celebrity favourite for years now – from star appearances in Nollywood ...

Michael IsaacJuly 14, 2020

All you need to about the Feminism trend on Twitter

Nigeria Twitter is currently flooded with conversations addressing feminism as many have shared their various meanings to the idea. This ...

Olutimehin AdegbeyeJune 9, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Feminism from the margins

A few months ago, at a commemorative event for the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference, I introduced myself to ...

Nelson C.JDecember 27, 2019

Noble Igwe’s recent tweets will tell you where we are with the patriarchy

In the ever pulsating conversations around gender-equality that happen on social media, domestic responsibilities i.e cooking has been passed around ...

Nelson C.JDecember 12, 2019

For Nigerian men, dark humour means trivialising women’s oppression

So here’s the thing for many Nigerians (read men) on social media spaces: clout reigns supreme. Nothing else really matters ...

Nelson C.JDecember 3, 2019

If Governor El-Rufai could do it, then Nigeria should get ready for more women in government

The face of politics in Nigeria has and continues to be male. Brutishly male, older and viciously stagnant. With a ...

Nelson C.JDecember 2, 2019

It’s Basketmouth today but are Nigerian comedians ready to take notes on accountability?

For the Nigerian entertainment industry, accountability is a relatively new concept. The idea that endorsing, promoting and even reaping off ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 8, 2018

Lady Donli has told everyone on Twitter that she’s a feminist, even if she loses fans

In the era of Nigerian female creatives denouncing feminism (which utterly makes no sense), and social media erupting accordingly, Lady ...

Bernard DayoAugust 30, 2018

Nigerian feminists are speaking out against homophobia among feminists and elsewhere – as it should be

It’s almost as if the world is just learning about the existence of LGBTQ people. Recently, a 9-year-old boy in ...

EditorAugust 2, 2018

This female presidential aspirant insists she’s not a feminist and we are still not over it

On Wednesday, presidential aspirant Eunice Atuejide and founder of the National Interest Party (NIP) declared on Twitter that she’s not ...

Bernard DayoJuly 9, 2018

Throw the Twitter debate series #NoDragMyGender into the fire and let it burn

What have we done to deserve this kind of social media hazard? Back in May, popular social media influencer Paul ...

YNaija NewsRoomJune 11, 2018

#YNaijaEssays: Feminism is radically different today from its predecessors, and that’s a good thing

It is important to note that women have always fought against oppressive social structures. It is the very nature of ...

EditorMay 7, 2018

Opinion: The economics of African Feminism

A Ghanaian actress Moesha Boduong went viral on social media a few weeks ago for an interview with CNN’s Chief ...

Wilfred OkicheApril 16, 2018

LONG READ: Does the Nigerian society hate women?

The recent death of South African icon and Apartheid activist, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has thrown up interesting conversations about a woman’s ...

Alexander OnukwueMarch 8, 2018

Opinion: Let’s tell the truth, Anthony Joshua was slaughtered on the altar of pseudo wokeness…. the future of women is next

New babies are the biggest threat to the planet, so some unified system is necessary for controlling them. Our faith ...

EzinneDecember 12, 2017

The Thread: “Marriage is not an achievement” | Nigerian man charges single ladies

In these parts, marriage is viewed as the ultimate— for women. As young ladies move a little past their teenage ...

EzinneNovember 23, 2017

The Thread: “I’m actually not at all concerned about innocent men losing their jobs over false sexual harassment allegations” | When feminism goes wrong

Teen Vogue Columnist Emily Linden, who’s also the founder of the Unslut project went on a rampage yesterday. She effectively ...

EditorSeptember 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Can we talk a little more about male entitlement?

For the last few days, these tweets from an American social media user has been making its rounds around twitter. ...

EditorAugust 27, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Joss Whedon is the latest male feminist to get outed as a misogynist

For years, American filmmaker Joss Whedon has been praised for his portfolio which is filled with layered three dimensional female ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Media Blog: So, basically, this stupid ThisDay story blames ‘feminism’ for Ireti Doyle’s marital issues

You have to read the stupidity to believe it. They even blame Mo Abudu for giving Ireti Doyle new roles. ...

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