Category Abuse

Group Advises FG To Take This Step Towards Justice For Victims Of Rape And Sexual Assault

The federal government has been advised to double up in its efforts towards curtailing and possibly ending sexual violence. Following the launch of Nigeria’s first ever sexual offenders register; a group has advised the government to establish special courts for

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Forced To Marry As Teens, Raped In Their Matrimonial Homes: Nigerian Women Narrate Their Ordeals To Highlight The Dangers Surrounding The Survival Of Women & The Girl Child

Abuse in all its forms is a daily reality for many Nigerian children, women, and girls. Although both women and men experience violence, evidence suggests that the risk factors, patterns and consequences of violence against women and girls are different

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Nigerian Woman Raped By Her Shares Her Story To Highlight The Dangers Surrounding The Survival of The Girl Child

Writing about an experience she said took so much courage talk about, a Nigerian woman is using her story of abuse by her father and other men with the aim of highlighting the dangers surrounding the survival of the girl

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Leave My Children Behind For This Golden Opportunity?

Would you advise me to leave my children behind for this golden opportunity? I am married and we have two boys, a 6 year old and a 20 months old. The issue is, I am not happily married. I have

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Man, Victor Cheedoh, Shares Texts He Got From His Sister As Proof That Abuse Is Commonplace In Nigerian Homes

A Nigerian man took to Facebook to share his thoughts on the prevalence of abuse in the average Nigerian home. The young man who identifies as Victor O. Cheedoh on the social networking app shared screenshots of the abusive messages

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Mixed Reactions Trail Video of Mum and Daughter Who Was Turned Back By Staff of Queens College For Wearing False Eyelashes

A Nigerian mum and her teenage daughter are trending after a viral video showed the protective mother in a fight with security guards at her daughter’s school. The incident happened at the famous Queens College school, Yaba. At the centre

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Mental Health In Nigeria: Amnesty International Decries The Inhumane Treatment & Detention Of Patients In Religious Houses

International Human Rights Group, Amnesty International, has urged the Nigerian Government to ban the violent and dehumanizing practices used against people suffering from Mental health issues in the country. In a damning report, published yesterday, Monday, (Nov. 11), Amnesty International

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Be Inspired By How This Abused Nigerian Woman, Olutosin Adebowale Was Able To Turn Her Trash To Treasure

Social advocate, Olutosin Oladosu -Adebowale in a chat with Vanguard opened up on her life as an abused woman and how she was able to pick up her pieces from trash to treasure. Olutosin is the founder Stars of Hope

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COZA Rape Scandal: Toyin Saraki Lends Her Voice Against Gender-Based Violence As She Meets Busola Dakolo

Toyin Saraki, the wife of Nigeria’s immediate past senate president, Bukola Saraki,  has bared her mind on what she thinks of celebrity photographer and mum, Busola Dakolo’s revelation that she was raped and sexually assaulted by the flamboyant senior pastor

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During Sex Education Class 12-Year Old Girl Exposes Her University Staff Father, Davies Joel Who Had Been Defiling Her For Three Years

An Ekiti State University staff who defiled his 12-year-old daughter for 3 years, has been arrested after being exposed during a sex education class the girl participated in.  The little girl told her teacher that her father identified as Davies

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Two-Year-Old Pupil Who Was Defiled By Chrisland School Ex-Supervisor, Adegboyega Adenekan Gets Justice

A former supervisor of Chrisland schools, Adegboyega Adenekan has being dealt a heavy hand by the Law after he was found guilty of defiling a two-year and 11-month-old pupil of the school. According to TheCable, the ex-school supervisor had pleaded

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There’s Much To Learn From Domestic Violence Survivor, Diona Clark’s Story

In 2004, Dayton, Ohio native Diona Clark just graduated from Howard University and had moved back home. She was eventually introduced to a friend of her brother-in-law, Larry Belcher. They hit it off and she started traveling to Columbus, Ohio

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