The other day, I got a WhatsApp message from a friend, which started with “Ffs” – I’d happily tell you what the acronym stands for, if you’re not familiar, but it wouldn’t be appropriate on the pages of this reputable paper.
Experts proffer strategies to curbing gender-based violence
Experts have said that curtailing sexual and gender-based violence will require collective effort of diverse stakeholders. They said that both men, influencers and those not directedly involved...
WARDC demands accelerated justice for victims/survivors of gender-based violence in Lagos State
Owing to the rising cases of gender-based violence against women, the Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC) in collaboration...
The last exit before the bridge
The bridge that connects Europe and Asia in my hometown Istanbul is such a prominent feature that we have proverbs around the signs you would see on the highway leading to the bridge:
No more white saviours
There is plenty of negativity in the world that it’s getting harder these days to find good news, but there is still some, as we discovered with Comic Relief’s announcement this week.
The harvest season
“You get back what you put in.” “What goes around comes back around.” “As you make your bed, you must lie in it.”
Managing conduct disorder in kids
All parents desire perfect children, without any form of disorder. However, this is far from reality, as some kids are born with developmental disorders, while others are affected by environmental factors...
‘Women have been poorly represented in Nigeria’
Francess Olisa Ogbonnaya, popularly known as Tabitha, is an award winning broadcast journalist. A political analyst and much recently a politician who has declared interested to contest in the Local government elections in her state, Abia, she heads News and Current Affairs Desk at Kiss Fm Lagos. Ogbonnaya attended National College Gbagada and proceeded to…
“I am speaking”
Those three words struck a chord with women around the world - women who are looked down on in the boardroom, overlooked for promotion, ogled at by seniors, peers, subordinates alike even in the most professional and corporate settings.
Stakeholders call for constitutional reform to enhance gender equality
Stakeholders have called for an overhaul of the constitution for a change in cultural belief, with the aim of transforming the perspective of how women are mirrored in the Nigerian society.