29 Jun 2022
Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for leading a decades-long effort to recruit and trap teenagers and women for sex. Judge Ann Donnelly handed down the term in the Brooklyn federal court nearly a year after the 55-year-old Kelly was convicted by a New York jury. "The verdict…
23 Jan 2022
Female Moroccan university students have broken their silence about professors demanding sexual favours in return for good grades, a scandal that has shaken the higher eduction system.
27 Feb 2021
Former Olympic champion Sofia Bekatorou says she "did the right thing" when she went public about being raped by a senior member of the Greek sailing federation when she was 23
2 Aug 2020
Social media has become a new and dangerous battleground for women's rights in Egypt after young TikTok influencers were jailed while a resurgent #MeToo
14 Jun 2020
The conversation around the issue of rape is one that has been going on for a long time now but in recent times has once again taken the front burner. Hardly a day goes by without seeing a reported or alleged case of rape either on the news be it traditional news media or social…
16 Dec 2019
Disgraced film producer, Harvey Weinstein who is currently facing multiple charges of sexual assault and misconduct has described himself as the "forgotten man" who no one remembers what he did for female filmmakers, The 67-year-old whose trial is due to go on trial next month also complains that his work has been "eviscerated" since he…
14 Oct 2019
A newly elected Tunisian deputy appeared in court Monday over a video filmed by a woman that purported to show him masturbating in front of a school.
13 Jul 2019
As the Federal Government aims to curb all kinds of criminal activities that have bogged down Nigeria’s development and also projects her before the comity of nations as endemically insecure, rape is one crime that should get its serious attention.
13 Jul 2019
If you are a Nigerian parent raising children in the #MeToo Era then you need to play your part in empowering your children with the information that they need. Parents can no longer hide behind the veil of feeling awkward. At LagosMums we believe strongly that it is a parent’s responsibility to teach their children…
7 Jul 2019
A year ago, The Guardian Life published a cover story titled Countering Rape Culture In Nigeria. This article was a result of the normalised rape culture in Nigeria and the #MeToo campaign which would inspire the #ArewaToo campaign and cause the conversation to be on the lips of many in the coming months. Citing the…
2 Jul 2019
“Keep quiet; do what I want, you will be fine.” “Be a happy a man of God has disvirgined (sic) you.” These are the chilling words Busola Dakolo says she was told while recounting her rape at the hands of the Pastor Commonwealth of Zion (COZA) Biodun Fatoyinbo. Dakolo’s allegations have caused national outcry and…
2 Jul 2019
Award-winning Nollywood actress Omoni Oboli has joined the growing list of prominent Nigerians to share their thoughts on the rape allegation by Busola Dakolo against the global senior pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. In her Instagram post, the filmmaker said she stands with Dakolo who is the wife of Nigerian singer, Timi…