Rape and toxic masculinity in writing
Rape has become a spectre; a tool of male entitlement, as well as a threat issued to keep women in check. From Kenya to Nigeria, prominent men have threatened female colleagues with rape, in widely reported incidents, without censure.
‘Future of children depends on quality of literature at their disposal’
Though, the concept of children’s literature continues to be popular, the quality of some of the literary works has begun to raise concern among critics and scholars.
The gallerist Ejiro Onobrakpeya is so enamoured of the opportunity. “The government is giving us a platform,” he repeats several times.