Tag: Gender Roles

Ado AminuMay 29, 2021

Gender roles, Sharia in South West, Demolition respectability | Top non-binary tweets we saw from Nigeria last week

The task of documenting the trajectory of conversation on non-binary issues – sexuality, gender, mental and emotional health, faith and ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 16, 2021

#IWD2021 Special: Reflections on time and gender by a nonbinary woman

By Alexandra Maduagwu In many ways, this [life] journey has always been about finding and naming myself. Looking back, there ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 13, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Why we should raise children free from gender roles

By Joanne Ike      “Boy or girl?” Before the 2nd trimester of pregnancy, the answer to this question remains ...

musicblogOctober 6, 2017

[The Music Blog] Tiwa Savage and Gender Politics: We need to stop expecting celebrities to know sh_t

Tiwa Savage’s 2-hour long tell-all interview with the journalist, Azuka Ogujiuba, following a series of emotional social media posts and ...

EditorOctober 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Tiwa Savage joins the ranks of Nigerian celebrities who perpetuate misogyny

It hasn’t been quite up to two years now, when Tiwa Savage in an interview with fashion and gossip journalist ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 23, 2016

Tamilore Oladipo: Letting gender norms go [NEXT]

by Tamilore Oladipo I read an article in Vanguard recently about the rise of gender-neutral child-rearing and my first reaction ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 5, 2016

The Thread: This is why some women do not contribute to the family purse

Gender roles are a source of contention for a number of reasons: culture, upbringing, patriarchy, or religious beliefs. One of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opinion: Na woman dey drive

by David I. Adeleke If you’ve ever journeyed on the road in Nigeria, then you must have heard someone say ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfenwa: Gender distractions- let’s get over ourselves and get busy [NEW VOICES]

by Ayodotun Rotimi-Akinfewa That we live in interesting times is no news. On one end, a woman has a fighting ...

Oreoluwa PetersJune 18, 2016

Celebrities weigh-in on Olori of Ife’s ‘gender equality’ speech

The speech given by Her Majesty, Queen Wuraola-Zynab Ogunwusi of Ile Ife has sparked more reactions – especially from Nigerian ...

SugabellyAugust 27, 2015

Biology is Destiny: The Role of Women in Promoting Peace and Development in the Community

“It is true that there are no limits to masculine egotism in ordinary life. In order to change the conditions ...

December 1, 2012

Mother raised daughter as a boy for two years before being discovered

A Brazilian girl was placed with a foster family when it was discovered her mother raised her as a boy ...

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