Tag: Rape culture

Ado AminuJuly 15, 2021

See something, say something | Things we can do as individuals to stop workplace sexual harassment

If you are like a majority of people, the statement, “I am delighted upon reviewing this 12-page policy document to ...

Ado AminuJuly 6, 2021

Tackling workplace sexual harassment is far easier for organisations than some ad campaigns

Anna’s* career path has been dotted with job switches since she finished NYSC in 2018, for reasons completely unrelated to ...

Ado AminuMarch 26, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I am trapped in a loop of pain” – 34-year-old Samirah shares how she was forced to marry her rapist

Nigeria declared a state of emergency on sexual and gender-based violence last year following the rape and murder of 22-year-old ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 10, 2021

Adesuwa Omon’s short film ‘Grapes’ takes a look at rape culture and victim blaming

Tackling rape via the media can never be exhausting. Women – and men – are using the medium to address ...

Ado AminuFebruary 4, 2021

Rape Culture: 7 years after Chibok abduction; we are yet to address the root cause of a menace

April 14, 2014, will remain significant in Nigeria’s shared history for a long time, perhaps forever. Two hundred and seventy ...

Damilola MarcusSeptember 28, 2020

The menace of street harassment and reclaiming women’s bodies in public spaces | The YNaija Special Series on #RapeCulture

Street harassment can be defined as all forms of unwanted comments, contact and actions forced on strangers in public. It ...

Alithnayn AbdulkareemSeptember 21, 2020

‘At the intersection of feminism and femininity, I only find push back’ | The YNaija Rape Culture Special Series

  Satan Drives a Sedan I don’t like White anymore. When I loved white, the last thing I owned of ...

Fatima TemitopeSeptember 18, 2020

Rape Culture endangers Muslim women too | The YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series

“Islam gave women rights thousands of years before the West! Islam protects and cherishes women!”   These are some declarations ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 16, 2020

The YNaija #RapeCulture Special Series: A glossary of terms

The words below are the most frequent when talking about the issue of rape. Rape is a sensitive subject and ...

EditorJuly 20, 2020

#JusticeForIzu: To truly eradicate rape culture, we need structural solutions, not individual justice

A few days ago, news broke that a young man named Izu Madubueze had committed suicide. According to reports from ...

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 ...

Bernard DayoSeptember 18, 2018

Here’s what rape culture looks like in one single tweet, and how men still perpetuate it

One thing about using social media: it can be an extension of our thoughts and beliefs from years of conditioning. ...

Bernard DayoMay 6, 2018

How Zule Zoo’s “Kerewa” became the rape song we never talked about

There was a blast from the past at the 2018 Headies, the nostalgic return of Zule Zoo and their pelvic-thrust ...

EditorJanuary 26, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] Your favorite rape ‘prevention technique’ is problematic and here’s why

This was originally published on Medium by Miss Wura Abulatan. We think the message she conveys here is important in ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2017

The Thread: Kevin Hart did not cheat. He was raped

Last week, Kevin Hart came clean and apologised for cheating in order to escape the hammer in form of a ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 3, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: An epidemic of rape

by Olusegun Adeniyi There is hardly any member of my generation who did not watch the controversial rape revenge movie ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

The Thread: “Guy your preeq no dey work?” and everything else you say and do to promote the rape culture

Misogyny is so pervasive, it is quite the cultural phenomenon in these parts. It is the what fires the rape ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 8, 2017

Ijeoma Ogwuegbu Uduma: BBNaija and rape culture in Nigeria

by Ijeoma Ogwuegbu Uduma Watching the sexual assault drama play out on Big Brother Naija a few days ago was like ...

EditorMarch 8, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Back To Basics: Let’s talk about consent

While we’ve always known Nigeria has a big, big problem with sex. We misunderstand it as a concept and misappropriate ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 6, 2017

The Thread: Why is consent is so hard to understand? | #BBNaija

Big brother Naija housemate TBoss was assaulted by Kemen yesterday and he was disqualified and given the boot. You should ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 24, 2017

The Thread: This is how we entrench rape culture in Nigeria

Nigerians have a long way to go when it comes to understanding issues that centre around the mistreatment of minorities- ...

Op-ed EditorJanuary 16, 2017

Opinion: Nigeria’s faux modest culture

by Nana Aisha Salaudeen   “You went visiting a man alone, what did you think would happen?” Those were the ...

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