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Reports Reveal How COVID-19 Pandemic Aggravates Violence Against Women Worldwide

No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence, which has surged during lockdowns as the day marking such violence approaches. From a spike in rapes in Nigeria and South Africa, increased numbers of women

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Disturbing Report: Advocacy Group Raises Alarm Over Rise In Child Prostitution In Rivers State 

An advocacy group, Centre For Basic Rights Protection And Accountability Campaign has raised alarm over the increasing trafficking in children and use of under aged girls for prostitution and sex slavery in Rivers state. The rights group said it reached

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Heartbreaking! Nigerian Woman, Rukoyat Kemi Sold Four Times In Oman Makes A Passionate Appeal To The Nigerian Government To Rescue Her

Human Trafficking is a crime against humanity. It involves an act of recruiting, transporting, transferring, harbouring or receiving a person through a use of force, coercion or other means, for the purpose of exploiting them. Every year, thousands of women

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Singaporean Mum, Amy Low, Kicks Against Courts’s Lenient Sentencing Of Maid Who Repeatedly Dipped Her Toddler’s Hands In Boiling Water

A Singaporean woman, Amy Low Mei Liang has expressed her disappointment over the short prison sentence handed down to her former maid for badly burning her toddler with boiling water. The abuse of her child came to light in January

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#EndSARS: Family Members & Victims Of Police Brutality Share Their Horrifying Experiences With SARS 

As the #EndSARS protests continue across the country, some Nigerians who were victims of brutality and extra-judicial killings by the disbanded anti-robbery squad of the Nigeria Police Force have shared their ordeals under the ‘terror reign’ of the outlawed squad.

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Nigerian Mum-of-2, Sonia Obi-Okodo Who Was Sexually Violated By Her Uncle At Age Five Shares On How The Experience Left Her Suicidal

This is not the first time that Sonia Obi-Okodo will be speaking publicly about her experience and she has not hidden the identity of her uncle, Ebubedike Obi who robbed her of an innocent childhood. Read here. After surviving sexual

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 Nigerian Women Who Fled The Country To Find Greener Pastures Give Details Of The Gruesome Realities Of Working In The Middle East

Eight years after graduating from one of the state-owned universities in the South-West without a job after several unsuccessful applications and interviews, Helen Omoniyi decided to seek greener pastures in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. She left Lagos on one

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Psychiatrists Warn Of Another Major Health Challenge The Country Will Have To Contend With After COVID-19 Is Over

The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to have negative impacts on different facets of the lives of people in countries around the world, including Nigeria. One of such impacts is the increase in the number of people indulging in alcohol, especially

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How Your Child’s Academics Is Impacted When Physically Abused – Scientists

Scientists have found that physical abuse was associated with decreases in children’s cognitive performance, while non-abusive forms of physical punishment were independently associated with reduced school engagement and increased peer isolation. Sarah Font, assistant professor of sociology and co-funded faculty

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After Fleeing From Her Abusive Marriage, This Is What Dreamcatchers Founder, Seyi Oluyole Says Keeps Many Women In Abusive Marriages

Seyi Oluyole, the founder of Dreamcatchers,  after revealing last year that she started the year married and by its end, she was separated has now again, disclosed what her estranged husband allegedly put her through after the separation. Seyi in

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What A Joke! Court Dismisses Assault Suit Against Senator Abbo | Unbelievable Details

A Magistrate Court in Zuba on the outskirts of Abuja has dismissed the case of assault against Senator Elisha Abbo, Punch reports. Abbo, the lawmaker representing Adamawa-North, was seen assaulting a woman named Osimibibra Warmate in a viral video (watch here).

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Children of Abused Mothers 50% More Likely To Have Low IQ- Study

Mums who are holding on to abusive relationships because they want their kids raised under a ‘family’ should better think again. Children of women who reported domestic violence in pregnancy or during the first six years of the child’s life

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Deceived By A Travel Agent, 23-Year-Old Taiwo Motunrayo Recounts How A Job Offer In Dubai Landed Her Into Months Of Frustration In Lebanon

A victim of human trafficking, Taiwo Motunrayo has narrated how a travel agent deceived her into taking a job offer in Dubai that landed her into months of frustration in Lebanon. The 23-year-old victim shared her story with SaharaReporters: How

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Domestic Staff Abuse: Actress, Regina Chukwu Pricks The Conscience Of Nigerian Women In Instagram Post

On the growing number of cases of brutality against domestic staff and house-helps, actress and mum-of-two, Regina Chukwu has a few questions for Nigerian women in general. Against the backdrop of recent cases of extreme abuse mete to underaged helps by

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Relieved To Be Alive, Nigerian Woman, Temitope, Who Survived Trafficking Warns Young Girls

Arowolo Olamide Temitope, a Nigerian lady who was barred from boarding an evacuation flight to Nigeria by the Lebanese airport management after receiving orders from her employer in Lebanon, has finally arrived Nigeria. Arowolo who was evacuated from Lebanon by

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Nigerian Woman, Ukwu Ose Publicly Gives Reasons Why She Loathes Her Mom And Never Wants To Have Kids

An aggrieved Nigerian woman, Okwu Ose, has taken to social media to give reasons why she loathes his biological mother and can never be proud of her. Okwu Ose had a bitter childhood experience as a result of the ill-treatment meted out

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SHOCKING! Mothers Who Have Been Beaten, Attacked & Bullied By Their Own Kids Tell Their Horrific Stories

Child-to-parent abuse (CPA) is more common than we think because it is highly under reported. In the UK alone, police figures revealed a 30 per cent rise in domestic violence offences by sons on their parents since 2010, to 5,294

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Sad Story Of How Nigerian Mum, Olamide Alli, Was Gruesomely Murdered Her Baby Daddy, Chris Ndukwe

A Nigerian man simply identified as Chris Ndukwe, stabbed his fiance to death, and thereafter committed suicide in their home in Victory Park estate in Lagos state on Sunday, June 21. According to residents of the estate, the couple Chris

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Nigerian Wife Who Used To Be Quarrelsome Towards Her Husband Shares Her Story To Help Other Women Identify Their Own Bad Habits & Salvage Their Relationships

A Nigerian woman who was emotionally abusive towards her fiance for two years has shared her story to help other  women identify toxic traits that they may possess – whether or not they have already realized it and how they

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DJ Switch Recounts How She Was Violated By Her Uncle, A Catholic Priest, When She Was Only 11

Obianuju Catherine Udeh, professionally known as DJ Switch took to Instagram to reveal that she was violated by her uncle, who is a Catholic priest when she was only 11 years old. She said the uncle, named Basil, used to

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Female Genital Mutilation, A Remedy For Promiscuity Or Violation Of Women’s Right? Experts React

Nigeria ranks third among Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) practicing countries in the world. FGM involves the partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. It is classified by

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#JusticeForUwa: Heart-Rending Story Of UNIBEN Student, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa Who Was Raped And Murdered Inside A Church (Graphic Photos)

A 22-year-old 100Level student of Microbiology at the University of Benin, Edo State, Vera Uwaila Omozuwa, has been brutally raped and killed inside a church in the city while reading, Sources gather. The undergraduate who goes to read every day

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Nigerian Women Give Mind-Boggling Accounts Of How They Were Sexually Abused By Their Fertility Doctors

Where did ethics go? It is disheartening to watch the person you trust to help you treat your fertility issues turns around to sexually abuse you. Four women have shared horrific stories of how their gynecologists took advantage of their

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Nigerian Cleric, Rev. Grace Aiyedogbon Drums Support For Mercy Aigbe For Leaving Her Hubby, Addresses The Issue Of Abuse In Marriages

The issue of abuse in relationships and marriages is one that is quite prevalent in African society. A number of women have shied away from leaving their husbands despite being in an abusive relationship over fears that it is not

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See The Alarming Rates Of Gender-based Violence Recorded In South Africa Since 21-Day COVID-19 Lockdown

South Africa is notorious for its one-of-a-kind violation of women and their rights and not even the 21-day lockdown imposed by the government is slowly down the facts of the reality of women in that country. The Women, Youth and

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