Tag: rape

EzinneJune 17, 2017

The Thread: “Our justice system is broken” | America rails against Bill Coby’s mistrial

The jury has declared a mistrial in the Bill Cosby case of the alleged 2004 rape of Andrea Constand. The ...

EditorJune 17, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Bill Cosby’s mistrial proves we need to separate our artists from their work

Bill Cosby, better known to you as Cliff Huxtable from the Cosby Show has literally inspired two generations of black ...

EzinneJune 16, 2017

“America cares more about race than sexual assault” | 7 things we learned from Shanon Lee’s analysis

A dive into the Bill Cosby trial   1 Black America has a hard time seeing “America’s Favourite Dad” as a ...

EditorJune 6, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: Free Self Defense classes for women and children for five years? Sign me up

On Friday via Twitter, the Executive Director of the Nigerian non-profit, Stand To End Rape announced that it had signed ...

ItunuoluwaJune 1, 2017

Phillipine President drags Chelsea Clinton in vulgar war of words

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and daughter of former White House couple Bill and Hilary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, engaged in a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 31, 2017

Man, 23, raped for three days by three women in South Africa

A South African man was left disoriented after being drugged and raped numerous times over three days by three women. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

YNaija Tracklist | Suspected terror attack reported in Manchester Arena | DPR to spend N828m on travels, others | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Muslim groups call for shift of NYSC orientation to after Ramadan – ...

Op-ed EditorMay 19, 2017

Opinion: Understanding the need for sex education

by Stand to end rape (STER) Initiative Sex education is coaching on matters generally relating to human sexuality. These issues ...

ItunuoluwaMay 19, 2017

Sweden drops WikiLeaks founder rape investigation after 7years

by Itunuoluwa Adebo According to a prosecution statement released Friday, Sweden is dropping its investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange ...

Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

Eketi Edima Ette: These are the worst rape stories you will ever read

by Eketi Edima Ette Let me play devil’s advocate here. If you’ve been on Twitter since 2014, you’d know that ...

Op-ed EditorMay 15, 2017

The thread: “My mum is having a baby for the man who abused me” | Lady narrates painful experience of sexual assault

These stories of sexual assault on women are downright depressing. It’s unimaginable to have a stranger make inappropriate advances, but ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMay 12, 2017

Blaming the victim of domestic violence is all shades of wrong

Domestic violence has been one of the topics on the front burner on the cyberspace and in various chat groups ...

Op-ed EditorMay 12, 2017

The Thread: “Piece of shit” “Men are taught to be trash” | Twitter NG divides into fiery camps over domestic violence

The conversation on Twitter since yesterday has been fixated on sexual abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence- and in particular who ...

Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Boma kills ex-boyfriend, Jaja, for proposing to friend and Twitter NG has a meltdown

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorMay 11, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: Of Chibok girls and Falomo boys

by Olusegun Adeniyi In April 2014, Nigerians were confronted with a monumental tragedy when 276 female students were abducted from ...

EditorMay 9, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog]: TY Bello’s King Women interview was brave, but terribly handled

There are only two times to publicly report sexual assault as a victim, immediately it happens, and if you cannot, ...

AzeezMay 7, 2017

Aisha Buhari, Emir Sanusi call for justice over rape of 6-month-old baby

Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has urged the Kano State government to ensure that justice is done in the ...

ToluMay 1, 2017

HERE photo exhibition launches to fight against sexual abuse

The much anticipated HERE photo exhibition organized by The Initiative for Equal Rights (TIERs) in partnership with Stand To End ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 28, 2017

Doctor remanded in prison for allegedly raping patient

by Dolapo Adelana A medical doctor, Philemon Brazil has been remanded in prison for allegedly raping his patient. The judge, ...

UgoTalksAlotApril 26, 2017

UgoTalksAlot: Why ranting may be stopping the mental change we need

I’m a firm believer that how we pass information across is more important than the information we’re passing across. The ...

Op-ed EditorApril 26, 2017

The Thread: “Ugly and dishonourable” “Vile” | Is stealthing the new rape? Twitter is beyond disgusted

Just when we were trying to put the Kemen-TBoss sexual assault back and forth behind us, International Twitter goes into ...

RoqeebahApril 20, 2017

Yes! TBoss just came through with the response we have all been waiting for [WATCH]

by Soma Oj. One factor that has somewhat affected the dynamics of the sexual harassment discourse flowing from what happened ...

RoqeebahApril 18, 2017

A bedtime story for Pablo Kosibar and the silly child in him that doesn’t want to grow up

In March 2006, a Lacrosse team from Duke University in America had been denied the freedom of enjoying Spring break. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 12, 2017

Police arrest Customs officer for allegedly raping, videotaping woman

by Dolapo Adelana The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a Customs officer, simply identified as Samuel, for allegedly raping and ...

Op-ed EditorApril 5, 2017

The Thread: Is anyone surprised when a Senator’s son rapes a minor and walks scot-free?

What is the world turning to? Scratch that. What in blazes is Nigeria turning to? Trigger-happy policemen on one end. ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 4, 2017

Man rapes 12-year-old boy to death in Niger

by Dolapo Adelana The police have arrested one Abubakar, a tea seller in Ngwayanma, in the Kontagora area of Niger State ...

AzeezMarch 29, 2017

Teenager’s manhood burnt for allegedly raping 4-year old girl

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Sokoto State has arrested a couple who burnt the manhood of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaMarch 28, 2017

Court remands businessman for raping 11-year-old twin sisters

by Dolapo Adelana A 30-year-old businessman, Lawan Zubairu has been remanded in prison over alleged rape of 11-year-old set of ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 27, 2017

The Thread: What you need to know in the event of a rape incident

Rape is still a very sensitive subject in Nigeria. People are more comfortable avoiding the subject than addressing it. This ...

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