As the importance of highlighting empowerment to the girl child is being heavily circulated, it is imperative to examine the differences in how a girl child and boy child are raised.
Controversial boundaries of gender-bending fashion in Nigeria
Recently, Nigerian androgynous male models wore mini-skirts in a fashion campaign that led to an outrage which was defended by the creator of the spread, as pushing the boundaries on exploring masculinity.
Damaging effects of unreported gender-based violence
While volunteering for community development project in South Africa as a young adult, I was super excited to learn of the many facets of the culture and of community building.
Ending rape culture via urban pop culture
Recently a well-known urban music label owner revealed in a radio interview that he has reservations on signing any female artists to his label as he would likely be inclined to engage in sexual activities with her.
Monica Ambrose for President!
Having lived in the Netherlands for 12 years, Ambrose said that she would bring the knowledge she acquired overseas to make the country a better place.
Preventing school-related gender-based violence
In Cameroon, 30 per cent of sexual violence experienced by schoolgirls was reportedly committed by male students; In the Netherlands, a study reports that 27 per cent of students had been sexually harassed by a school personnel.
Nigeria’s double standards of sexual conduct
Recently, a sitting senator and former governor of Yobe State, Senator Buka Ibrahim, was allegedly caught on camera, having sex with two women in a motel.
The rise of fake feminist opinion
Feminists themselves must take some of the blame for this. They have been pandering to “choice feminism,” where anything a woman does is considered feminist so long as it is her so-called choice.
Sexuality should not restrict the freedom to meet and speak
Recently, two incidents brought home the reality of daring to express a sense of sexuality that is different from what the mainstream Nigeria knows or socially believes to be the only sexuality.