Tag: gender-based violence

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Ado AminuAugust 27, 2021

Nigeria’s prevalence of violence can be linked to child beating. Here’s why

The culture in Nigeria with respect to corporal punishment – which is so commonplace you find it at home, in ...

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Ado AminuJuly 2, 2021

Workplace sexual harassment is too prevalent to ignore – STER survey finds

If you have ever been in a mixed-gender space where sexual violence is the topic of discourse you will notice ...

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Ado AminuMay 8, 2021

Emotional abuse, Shame | Top non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria this week

The conversation about the themes that make up our flywheel on the nonbinary blog are constantly evolving. We collate a ...

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Ado AminuMarch 2, 2021

Here’s why cases of domestic violence would continue to rise in Nigeria

Despite the paucity of reliable data, the tons of cases of domestic violence that make the news are enough confirmation ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 1, 2021

Threat of murder, everyday misogyny | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria last week

Nigeria’s small but richly vibrant corner of Twitter is not the place anyone will go to for nuanced conversation about ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 12, 2020

#DrFunmiNoVex is one other reason why we must stand against false rape accusations

With organizations like the Stand to End Rape (STER), the Mirabel Centre, WARIF and others, the issue of sexual violence ...

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Joanne IkeSeptember 7, 2020

How slut-shaming, patriarchy and victim-blaming enables rape in Nigeria

Last week, a video of a man ‘correcting’ a woman’s attire circulated through twitter. In the video, we do not ...

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Joanne IkeAugust 31, 2020

With COVID-19, rape is becoming an unnoticed endemic

We are winning the fight the coronavirus disease, COVID-19, but oblivious of another disease – one that targets our daughters, ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

The Thread: “I was raped by my dad” | Horrifying stories of abuse out of Twitter that will break your heart

Twitter Africa today is full of stories that will make you shiver, clutch a hanky and wail into it, while ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 8, 2017

#InternationalWomensDay: We are committed to protecting women from gender-based violence – Osinbajo

by Dolapo Adelana The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday lauded the contribution of Nigerian women to nation building since ...

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OluwapelumiDecember 8, 2011

16 Days of Activism: Stopping violence against women and girls

by Hauwa Gambo Violence against women and girls damages everyone One in three women in the world experience some form ...

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