NIJ sacks lecturer over alleged sexual assault
A lecturer with the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos State, Tene John, has been sacked over alleged sexual assault on one of its students, Anjola Ogunyemi.
Addressing sexual assault
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), violence affects millions of women in Africa. In a 2005 study on women’s health and domestic violence
21-Year-Old Woman Disguises As 16-Year-Old Boy To Sexually Assault Young Girls
A 21-year-old woman disguised as a teenage boy to sexually assault up to 50 girls as young as 14 after grooming them online, police have revealed in a report by Daily Mail. Gemma Watts, from Enfield, North London, travelled the country by train to meet the youngsters, who believed they were in a relationship with…
Lady Gaga Opens Up About Being Raped Repeatedly As A Teenager
Lady Gaga has a number of achievements to her name, from releasing chart-topping songs, starring in award-winning films, to winning numerous awards, one can argue she has achieved it all in her career. However, there is pain behind Gaga's fame that many may not know about, the superstar entertainer struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as…
"People Have Forgotten What I Did For Women" - Harvey Weinstein
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…
Stripping The Innocence From The Child
A real-life story as told by 20-year-old Halimatu (pseudonym) In the year 2008 ethnoreligious conflict engulfing in Jos, during the local council elections, Halimatu’s father, a gatekeeper in the city, bid his family goodbye and left for work, his usual practice in the morning. What they did not know is that it would be the…
Michael Jackson's Accusers To Get Their Day In Court
The two men who sued Michael Jackson's estate and were the subject of the "Leaving Neverland" documentary are set to get their day in court to press their sexual abuse claims against the singer's estate, reports TMZ. Wade Robson and James Safechuck sued MJ for sexual abuse, but their lawsuits were dismissed in 2017-partly due…
Senate considers five-year jail term for lecturers over sexual assault
The Senate yesterday revisited the sexual harassment bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the Eighth Senate. It specifies a five-year jail term for those who fail to contain their sexual excesses.
Cardi B Talks Candidly About Her Sexual Assault Experience
Grammy award-winning rapper, Cardi B is talking candidly about her sexual assault experience and the #MeToo movement on Untold Stories of Hip Hop set to air Thursday, September 26. In the clip from People, the rapper opens up to host Angie Martinez about the time she was sexually assaulted while on the set of a magazine shoot. “I…
Anambra State gets sexual assault referral centre from UN
In a bid to curb rising incidence of sexual and gender-based violence, the European Union Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption (RoLAC) programme has inaugurated a Sexual Assault Referral Centre for Robust Outcome (SARC) in Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Council of Anambra State.