Dealing with sexual violence in Nigeria
I am not a fan of false equivalences, so I admit to not joining in conversations about why the #MeToo movement that is sweeping Western countries cannot or is not happening here.
In Disowned, Anyianuka explores the dark world of abused women
In ‘Nnena’s Loss,’ Anyianuka focuses on the betrayal that confronts many wives from their husbands, who in spite of how much love they profess to their wives, still have a woman on the side to titillate them.
Lagos records 100 per cent increase in domestic, sexual violence
The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) yesterday revealed that 950 domestic and sexual violence cases have been reported this year, which is about 100 per cent increase...
Group condemns sexual violence in Edo
A non-governmental and non-profit organisation, Brave Heart Initiative (BHI) in collaboration with Federation of Female Lawyers, Conference of Non-Governmental Organisations (CONGOs), Girls Power Initiative (GPI), Society to Heighten Awareness of Women and Children Abuse ...
Medical app aims to tackle rape, flag war crimes in conflict-torn Congo
Developed by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), MediCapt allows clinicians to record medical examination results digitally and photograph victims’ injuries, store them online and send them directly to law enforcement officials and lawyers.
WARIF, The Guardian partner to tackle sexual violence
Founder and visionary of WARIF, Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru in a statement yesterday said the pact was in response to a series of sexual assaults, rape and human trafficking cases involving children, young girls and women.
Amazing Amazon Initiative takes campaign against rape and sexual violence to secondary schools in Nigeria
"In our society women are defined as inferior and the right to dominate them is considered the essence of maleness itself."
In the pursuit of post-conflict reintegration, gender mainstreaming is key
In my last article, I talked about the many vital reasons women need to be engaged in the peace-building and peace-keeping processes in conflict resolution, giving you the whys.