Tag: rape

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GuestNovember 30, 2021

“My mother was still in the mortuary and this man was defiling me”, Fatima Ishiaku discusses her sexual abuse ordeal #WithChude

Being a victim of sexual abuse is a tragic occurrence, let alone having to endure it for a prolonged period. ...

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Ado AminuSeptember 3, 2021

Ivory Coast TV presenter convicted of glorifying rape | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Ivory Coast TV presenter convicted ...

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Ado AminuAugust 21, 2021

Who is looking out for LGBT+ children in the conversation about sexual violence?

There are a number of ways the crime of sexual violence can begin unfolding in one’s life. It is not ...

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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 ...

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Ado AminuJuly 12, 2021

Male rape survivors would get help but homophobia wouldn’t allow it

#TriggerWarning; Rape. Every year, millions of boys and girls globally suffer sexual violence. The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Ado AminuMarch 18, 2021

#HerStory Series: “I regret nothing”| 47-year-old Sex Worker shares on leaving her parents to start a new life

Art, it is said, imitates life. Sometimes, the opposite is the case, and when this happens, we gasp and ponder ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 18, 2021

The rape case at Covenant University proves that the genesis of rape is men

Prevalence of conversation on women’s rights to equal dignity in our public discourse may make us entertain the notion that ...

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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 ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 25, 2021

SOS: Nigeria’s legal system is still behind in protecting victims of sexual assault

In July 2012, news media widely reported the death by sexual molestation of wealthy businessman, Uroko Onoja. He is reported ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 25, 2021

Corrective rape, the price of misogyny | Top Non-binary tweets we saw from Nigerians last week

With its avowed conservatism and self-proclaimed devotion to traditional values, Nigeria’s public discussion landscape is seeing an increase in conversations ...

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Ado AminuJanuary 15, 2021

3 Men share why they chose silence after they got sexually assaulted

Victims of sexual assault have a hard time coming forward, whether they are male, female or non-binary. The reason for ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Onyinye UdehSeptember 14, 2020

Elvina Ibru opens up about her rape experience, weight loss motivation and living life on #WithChude

On this week’s episode of  #WithChude, Nollywood actress, Elvina Ibru talked about her traumatic rape experience, weight loss journey, and ...

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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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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 ...

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Michael IsaacJune 22, 2020

Here’s how Nigerians are reacting to D’banj’s reply on Seyitan’s rape accusation

Nigerian singer and entertainer, D’banj, is at the peak of conversation today on Nigeria Twitter, with an update to the ...

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Michael IsaacJune 18, 2020

Everything we gathered from the D’banj and Seyitan trend on Twitter

As expressed on many occasions, social media has become a tool for not just expressing oneself, but for also sharing ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 9, 2020

All we gathered on the Mayowa and Nelo unconsented sex tape story

by Toluwanimi Onakoya More and more women over the past weeks have been coming out to share sexual allegations and their ...

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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 ...

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Michael IsaacJune 4, 2020

Busola Dakolo shares update on Rape case against Pastor Fatoyinbo

Celebrity Photographer, Busola Dakolo has shared an important update concerning her rape allegation against the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth ...

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Michael IsaacJune 1, 2020

Dragging God: How does God get blamed for the desperately wicked heart of man?

On the streets of Twitter, no one is safe and no one is beyond being called out over anything – ...

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Michael IsaacMay 30, 2020

Everything we have gathered from the ‘Tife and Sansa rape allegation’

Nigeria Twitter is currently exploding with an update on the Tife and Sansa ‘rape allegation’ as more and more evidence ...

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EditorMay 11, 2020

#JusticeForJennifer must not be allowed to become another empty hashtag

If you have followed the news, the you must understand that one of the inevitable outcomes of the restrictions on ...

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Bernard DayoOctober 11, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Wizkid plans to launch a music streaming app soon

In a recent interview with UK radio station Capital Xtra, Wizkid revealed that he’s planning to launch a music streaming ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 10, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 10th of July

Follow the links to read our latest stories: The Big 5: Disregard Northern group’s threat on Ruga, presidency tells Nigerians; ...

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