Category Girl Child

The Self-awareness of This Nigerian Uncle, Ebuka & A Stranger Trying To Protect His Niece Is Where We Should All Be

A Nigerian man identified simply as Ebuka has shared his experience with a lady who stopped on the road to interrogate him after she saw him walking around with his disgruntled niece. From his Twitter @Ebuka_Eclat, Ebuka shared that he

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Girl Child Who Rewarded Her Parents Faith In Her Earns The Love Of Online Users After She Shared Her Remarkable Story

A woman has narrated how she rewarded her parents for investing in her education, despite advice from people who told them that a girl child education was a waste and will only benefit her in-laws. @NqobaKonkhe said her father was

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Insightful Parenting Tips: What You Must Teach Your Daughters -Celebrity Mom, Victoria Inyama Tells Fellow Mothers

Healthy relationships advocate and mum-of-three, Victoria Inyama in recent times has not been a quiet person, as she keeps hammering on issues bothering mothers and single motherhood. The divorced actress who is now currently a citizen in United States in

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Celebrity Mum-of-Three, Hadiza Blell (Di’Ja) Suggests What Must Be Done To End Child Marriage

Singer/mum-of-three, Hadiza Blell aka Di’ja has once again lent her voice to the social and psychological concerns that child marriages pose to young girls and the ripple effect that the practice generates on the society. The songstress took to her

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Nigerian Girls Who Suffered From Period Poverty Describe Their Horrible Experiences

Period Poverty is when girls cannot afford a sanitary pad or tampons mostly because of financial constraints. It is a cogent issue affecting women and girls who don’t have access to safe, hygienic sanitary products, and/or who are unable to

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Nigerian Activist, Lolo Cynthia Reveals How She’s Handling Her Recent Discovery That She Was Circumcised As A Child

Nigerian activist, Lolo Cynthia Ihesie has revealed that she recently discovered that she was circumcised and she was hurt by the discovery. The former Rave TV presenter said she was teaching her younger sisters about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) when

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Akwa Ibom Governor, Emmanuel Udom Empowers Judges To Do This To Rapists In The State

Governor Emmaneul Udom has signed the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law , VAPPL, 2020, which empowers judges to hand down life imprisonment to anyone convicted of rape in Akwa Ibom state. The state’s commissioner for agriculture and women affairs, Glory Edet who spoke

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Experts To Parents: How To Protect Your Girl-child From Potential Rapists

The sad events in recent times should teach parents the need to by all means protect their daughters from rape. In the past few weeks in the country, the issue of rape has been on the front burner when on

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For Mocking Her Over The Loss of Her Virginity, Facebook User, Funke Adeyanju Narrates The Revenge Plan A Teenager Hatched Against Her Friends

A Nigerian University student who was allegedly mocked for losing her virginity has been linked to the gang-rape of two female friends of her by 7 boys. Facebook user, Funke Adeyanju who shared the story on Facebook, said the incident

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Shocking Reactions Of Some Nigerians To The Rape & Murder Of UNIBEN Student, Uwa Omozuwa Is An Eye-Opener

The rape and murder of UNIBEN undergraduate, Uwa Vera Omozuwa, has angered every right-thinking person, however, a few people have shared some shocking comments in reaction to the assault. These type of shocking comments are eye-openers to the fact that

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Singer Djinee Explains How Fault-Lines In The Parenting Of Boys Is Fostering Rape Culture In Nigeria

Singer Djinee has said parents need to do better in raising their sons after 22-year-old UNIBEN student, Uwa Omozuwa, was brutalized, raped, and murdered while reading inside a church in her school. Uwa’s assault has been widely condemned by Nigerians

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See Why Actress Genevieve Nnaji’s Tweet Defending Women Was Met With Rage On Twitter

Veteran actress,Genevieve Nnaji has reacted to the tragic murder of 17-year-old Tina Ezekwe and Uwa Omozuwa, 22. Tina was shot dead by trigger-happy police officers on May 26 in Lagos while Uwa, a 100-level student at the University of Benin

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Women’s Rights Advocate, Adebola Tolulope Adeoti Addresses Fundamental Gender Issues Surrounding Women And The Girl-child | A Must Read

Lawyer and a women’s rights advocate, Adebola Tolulope Adeoti was subjected to experiences of gender inequality from a young age. These unpleasant events spurred her passion to seek avenues to educate women and advocate for their rights. She is the

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Al-Jazeera Uncovers The Moving Story Of Two Young Girls, Miriam & Roda, Tricked Into Baby Factory Slavery and Their Survival

When you are done reading the story of the two young girls in focus, the one question that will linger is ‘what could be more cruel?’  Two girls, Miriam and Roda (not real names) who ended up in IDP camps

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Nigerian Writer, Nate Nwajei Speaks On The Ripple Effect Of Setting The Bar Low When Raising Boys Compared To Girls

A Nigerian writer, Nate Nwajei is of the opinion that society sets really low standards for raising boys compared to girls. The implication, Nate explains is that as long as the society continues on that path where it excuses bad

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Nigerian Woman, @tillytate20 Recounts How She Found Out Her Uncle Groomed Her In Hopes She Would Award Him With Her Virginity

A Nigerian lady has narrated her near sexual-abuse experience with an ‘uncle’ whom she saw as a mentor, confidant, and friend. According to @tillytate20, she was particularly close to this ‘uncle’ of hers because he was the “kind of uncles

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Sierra Leone Lifts Ban On Pregnant Girls Attending School

In 2015, a rise in rape, abuse, and poverty during the deadly Ebola outbreak fueled a spike in teenage pregnancies. Consequently, a ban on pregnant girls going to school was introduced in Sierra Leone. The ban was overturned on Monday,

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See Why Nigerian Girl, Praise Chukwumaife Has Taken To Social Media To Disown Her Parents

A Nigerian girl who goes by the name Madam Praizzy on social media has accused her parents, Bishop Jude Nkemdilim Chukwumaife and Pastor Favor Agaezi Chukwumaife of abusing her sexually and physically. Praise otherwise identified as Madam Praizzy who shared

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Twitter User, @eketiette Calls The Consciousness Of Society To The Plight Of Female Prisoners

A Twitter user, @eketiette has raised a subject of concern and wants society to pay mind to how the lopsided standards employed in raising men and women is subjecting vulnerable women to painful realities. @eketiette shared that she recently began

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Teens Taking Oral Contraceptive At Increased Risk Of Depressive Symptoms- Research

Ever since birth control pills became available, researchers have been trying to understand the link between its use and moods. A new study led by investigators at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and Leiden University

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Davido’s Baby Mama, Sophia Momodu Pens Thoughtful Note To Young Mothers

Single mum, Sophia Momodu, has written a thoughtful post to other young mothers and she’s asking them to prioritize self love and to thrive despite the African culture and traditions which she says are unique but can also be very

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Nigerian Doctor, Afolabi Odunsi Explains Why Boys Outperform Girls In Mathematics

A medical doctor, Afolabi Odunsi, has given reasons why boys do better in mathematics and sciences than their girl counterparts and he believes the scale can be balanced with the effort of teachers. Odunsi, who was the guest speaker at

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Russian Girl, 13, ‘pregnant with 10-year-old boyfriend’s baby’ Says Ultrasound Image Of Her Baby Has Made Her Even More Ready To Become A Mum

A pregnant 13-year-old Russian girl who says the father of her unborn child is a 10-year-old boy has become popular online following news of her pregnancy. The schoolgirl mum-to-be is now looking for sponsors so she can become an online influencer.

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Gospel Artiste, Olive Praise Highlights Ways In Which Mothers May Be Unknowingly Sexualising Their Daughters

A Nigerian gospel musician, Olive Praise has cautioned parents, particularly, mothers against sexualizing their daughters. The artiste shared that by putting certain kinds of clothes on female children and other practices meant for adults, parents are actively exposing children to

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Society for Family Health (SFH) Is Championing Access To Contraceptives For Adolescent Girls | Do You Approve?

While you have the best thoughts and maybe even believe you have left no stone unturned in educating your girl child on sexuality, reproductive health and the social impact of both; a health advocacy group is saying you can’t be

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