NANS condemns sexual harassment, calls for clear policies to address issues
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) yesterday condemned the persistent occurrence of sexual harassment against students, saying it was not unique...
Group canvasses strict legislation against rape, sexual harassment
vernment has been called upon to introduce strict policies that will discourage rape, sexual harassment and abuse of the girl-child in the society.
UI creates helplines to report sexual harassment
The University of Ibadan (UI) has announced designated helplines to report sexual harassment on its campuses. In a statement, an e-mail address and a telephone number were released for students to report cases of sexual misconduct. The university also said it has set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate such reports emanating from the institution.…
This excellent article by Martins Oloja summarises it all: “The BBC would not have come to Lagos if we had followed up on the discovery of a randy Professor Richard Akindele who was sentenced to two years in prison in December last year”
Sex-for-marks: No sanction too harsh for culprits – MSSN
The University of Lagos (UNILAG) has been urged to ensure justice in the sex-for-marks allegation against its lecturers, as no sanction is too harsh for any culprit.
#SexForGrades: Dr Boniface Igbeneghu Alleges BBC Set Him Up
A few days ago, October 7, BBC Africa Eye released a documentary that shook many as it brought to light the burning issue of sex for grades in West African Universities. The documentary titled "Sex For Grades" focused on two prominent universities, University of Lagos (Nigeria) and the University of Ghana where some undercover journalists…
Angela Bassett Reveals She Was Sexually Molested As A Child By Mother's Boyfriend
Hollywood star actress, Angela Bassett who recently hosted the Rape Foundation's annual brunch has opened up about being sexually violated by her mother's boyfriend when she was just a child. Recounting the sexual molestation she experienced as a child during the October 6 event, the Oscar-nominated actress stressed the power in being believed as a victim.…
Aisha Buhari calls for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students
First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has called for urgent action to address sexual harassment against students.
Sex For Grades: Reactions To BBC Africa's Documentary
Sexual harassment in academic institutions in West Africa has been an issue that surfaces in the public sphere every now, however, it is largely under-reported and swept under the carpet as quickly as it comes. Recently, BBC Africa released an explosive documentary on sexual harassment in West Africa. After gathering dozens of testimonies, BBC Africa Eye…
Rotaractors march against sexual harassment, gender-based violence
As social vices such as drug abuse, sexual harassment and gender-based violence among others get rampant in society while it continue to spread like wildfire among the youths...
NBA 2019: Focus on sexual harassment in the workplace
Sexual harassment is increasingly gaining prominence in global and national discourse nowadays. This may not be unconnected to the widening dissemination of information through the social media platforms, most especially, the twitter and Facebook.