Tag: Sexual assault

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Ado AminuSeptember 21, 2021

Hundreds storm Namibia parliament ahead of German genocide deal vote | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across the African continent, these are the 5 stories you may have missed out on: Netflix launches free plan in ...

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Ado AminuAugust 23, 2021

How to spot sexual grooming and protect children from sexual predators

The idea of sexual grooming – which is often a lead-up to sexual abuse – can sound a bit complicated ...

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Ado AminuAugust 17, 2021

The anatomy of self-loathing: Understanding homophobia and internalised homophobia

Ask around about homophobia, “What does it mean and how does it best manifest?” If you chance upon a cis-heterosexual ...

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Ado AminuJuly 12, 2021

Borno IDP Camps: Could Governor Zulum be misplacing the difference between ‘prostitution’ and rape?

On Wednesday, July 7 2021, Borno Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily, lamented that prostitution is on the ...

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Ado AminuMay 6, 2021

We spoke to 3 survivors of sexual assault to unmask a sliver of the trauma of rape

The trauma of sexual violence is an oft-mentioned and well-studied phenomenon that is the reality of millions of women and ...

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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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Ado AminuMarch 14, 2021

Benevolent patriarchy, sexual assault | Non-binary tweets we saw this week on Nigeria Twitter

As public discourse in Nigeria continues to find its way to topics hitherto considered taboo, we continue to document it. ...

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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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EditorJune 26, 2020

Ekiti state is opening its first dedicated GBV referral centre

In a country where many seem undecided about how to treat victims of sexual assault and gender based violence, the ...

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Edwin OkoloJuly 4, 2019

‘I don’t think she is unaware’: A second survivor comes forward with her experience with Biodun Fatoyinbo and the tacit guilt of a pastor’s wife 

To understand how much fear Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo inspires in the subject of our next interview; we will tell you ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2019

The YNaija Exclusive Cover – the 28th of June

Follow the link below to read and watch our exclusive story on how Busola Dakolo reveals her heart-wrenching experience about rape ...

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Bernard DayoJune 28, 2019

Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh has been accused of rape by three women

According to a report released by two human rights group on Wednesday, three women levelled allegations of rape and sexual ...

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Bernard DayoApril 17, 2019

Rape victims should never be blamed for rape, and feminists on Twitter are using SARS brutality to explain this

The conversation on rape and sexual harassment was – and still is – the linchpin of the #MeToo Movement and ...

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Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 17, 2018

Just In: Sacked O.A.U. Lecturer, Professor Akindele pleads guilty to sex-for-mark allegation

An embattled former lecturer at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Prof. Richard Iyiola Akindele, dragged to court over his demand ...

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EditorOctober 15, 2018

Friendly reminder: Long term friendships are no guarantee against sexual assault

This morning, an article surfaced on gossip blog Instablog9ja. On it a lady named The Whiskey Lady put out an ...

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Bernard DayoMay 15, 2018

EbonyLife TV is taking Andre Blaze Henshaw’s sexual assault allegation very seriously

With #MeToo still running its course, I’m beginning to think that sexual assault cases go through four stages. First with ...

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EditorApril 28, 2018

Long Read: Who is watching out for all the other Professor Akindeles

Editor’s Note At the request of the article’s author, we have chosen to keep the identity of all parties named ...

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EditorApril 10, 2018

Richard Akindele wanted sex for grades, a problem too many Nigerian students face

Its been nearly 15 years since Nigerian rapper Eedris Abdulkareem released his now iconic second single ‘Mr. Lecturer’. The song ...

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EditorJanuary 30, 2018

[The Sexuality Blog] Just a reminder that even victims of sexual assault can also uphold the attacker

Big Brother Nigeria is the gift that keeps on giving. Last weekend, during the launch of the new season of ...

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ToluJanuary 17, 2018

Entertainment Roundup: Seal ”vehemently denies” forcefully kissing and groping former neighbour | More stories

Here’s everything you may have missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled through the night.   SEAL is being ...

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EzinneDecember 30, 2017

The Thread: This is why women shout “men are scum” from the rooftops

This is a conversation we’ve had on Twitter Nigeria (and global) so many times this year, but somehow the point ...

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EditorNovember 28, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] More Nigerian celebrities need to follow D’Banj’s example

We have been hard on Nigerian celebrities here on the Sexuality Blog and rightly so. While they have not chosen ...

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EzinneNovember 11, 2017

The Thread: What men do to silence victims of sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault saga opened a whole can of worms across continents about sexual assault by celebrities. Kenya Twitter ...

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EditorNovember 3, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why is Nicki Minaj staying silent on her brother’s rape case?

There are few people you’d expect certain kinds of behaviour from. Especially if this person has built a career on ...

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EditorNovember 2, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] TheCable’s uncovering of an underage prostitution ring reveals Nigeria’s defective system

There are few things as scandal inducing to the average person than learning about a prostitution ring. It is a ...

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Adegbite AdedotunOctober 16, 2017

British actress, Anthony Lysette accuses Weinstein of rape

Harvey Weinstein’s image has been dented further following British actor, Lysette Anthony’s fresh allegation of rape attack in her London ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Swallow Your Words: Ben Affleck is reminded he’s also sexually assaulted a woman

If you haven’t been following the news coming out from Hollywood over the last week, then we suggest you should. ...

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EzinneOctober 11, 2017

The Thread: “He came over to me and groped my privates” | Terry Crews, Hollywood and the Harvey Weinstein sickness

Oscar winning film producer, Harvey Weinstein is on the ropes for raping three women and assaulting several others over the ...

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EditorSeptember 23, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Getting help after rape and sexual assault just got easier

Victims of rape and sexual assault need all the help that is available to them, and one of the things ...

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