Category Sexual Abuse

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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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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Why Twitter User Uche Maduka Remained Ashamed Of Her Name For Six Years Has Some Lessons In It

A Nigerian woman has shared her story after she  recovered from an experience that caused her deep shame six years ago. Her story is an eye-opener for parents and institutions to follow up on the mental health and well-being of

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Lagos State Government Warns Perpetrators As Domestic Violence Cases Rise Amid COVID 19 Lockdown

The number of domestic and sexual abuse cases being reported daily has increased by as much as 50% since the Coronavirus lockdown started in Lagos, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team has revealed. According to the LSDSVRT,

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Women Groups Write The Attorney General Over Governor El-Rufai’s Son, Bello’s ‘Gang rape’ Threat

There are consequences for actions and they sometimes won’t go away by just wishing. Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai’s son, Bello stirred up a storm on Twitter last week where he threatened to pass the mother of a social media

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Brave Nigerian Woman, Shantelle Insists She Will Make A Lesson Of Medical Doctor Who Sexually Assaulted Her During Consultation

A distraught Nigerian woman has expressed her determination to put aside the fear of stigma and make a scapegoat of one medical doctor, named Gbenga Fadero working with the Inland Specialist Hospital, Ikeja , as her own contribution towards starting

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Disgraced Hollywood Filmmaker, Harvey Weinstein’s Children Disown Him Following His Conviction For Rape

Like Billy Cosby, like Harvey Weinstein. Disgraced top Hollywood TV Producer and filmmaker Harvey Weinstein whose sexual abuse of aspiring young female actors sparked the #MeToo movement, has been found guilty of third degree rape and a criminal sexual act

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Sex-For-Grades: Nigerian Women Seek Background Checks On Prospective Lecturers

Following the public outcry against sexual perversion among university lecturers who unduly reward or punish female undergraduates by awarding or withholding marks in exchange for sexual favours, Nigerian women have recommended that background checks on prospective lecturers should be conducted

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#SexForGrades: Deputy Senate President Indicts ASUU As Opposers In The Passage Of Anti-Sexual Harassment Bill

Following the public outcry against sexual perversion among university lecturers who unduly reward or punish female undergraduates by awarding or withholding marks in exchange for sexual favours, the Nigerian senate swung into action, seeking to enact a law that prohibits

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Finally, Ministry of Women Affairs, NLC Make Moves To End Sexual Harassment Against Women In Work Places

Sexual harassment occurs when one employee makes continued, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature to another employee against his or her wishes. Damning statistics reveal the degree to which

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‘Declare State Of Emergency On Gender-based Sexual Violence’ -Ekiti First Lady, Bisi Fayemi Tells FG | See Details

Worried at the increasing rate of sexual violence against women and the girl-child in the Country and the seemingly feeble effort at tackling the scourge, the Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Mrs Bisi Fayemi has called on the Federal government

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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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Bright Okpocha, Basket Mouth Releases Statement After A Joke He Made About Rape Years Ago Put Him In Hot Water

Comedian and dad, Bright Okpocha aka Basket Mouth has released a statement in reaction to being removed as an ambassador for the European Union in Nigeria’s campaign against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence. The comedian was one of the Nigerian celebrities

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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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Giant Stride: Nigeria Launches First Sexual Offenders Register

The Federal Government in collaboration with strategic partners has unveiled the Nigeria sexual offenders register. The Nigerian Sexual Offenders Register was launched yesterday, November 25, 2019, and Nigerians have hailed this move as a step in the right direction. The

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Sex For Grades: Wife Of The President, Aisha Buhari Tells What Must Be Done To Curb The Menace

Nigerian First lady, Aisha Buhari has reacted to the recent high profile revelation of sexual abuse cases in institutions of higher learning in the country, which was released by the BBC on Monday October 7th. The documentary titled Sex For

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”Never stop voicing out, awareness is victory”- Celebrity Mum, Busola Dakolo Charges Other Victims Of Rape & Sexual Abuse After Court Threw Out Her Rape Case

For celebrity photographer and mum, Busola Dakolo, her coming out to speak about her alleged rape experience at the hands of Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, was a victory for her beyond the court hearing of

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Rape Allegation: Court Throws Out Busola Dakolo’s Case, Orders Her To Pay Fine To Fatoyinbo

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari has dismissed a suit filed by celebrity photographer and mum-of-three, Busola Dakolo, against the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. Recall that in June of this

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Female Victims Of Sex Trafficking Relieve Heart-rending Experiences Of Their Near-death Journey To Get Greener Pastures Overseas

Every year, thousands of women and children become victims of sex trafficking in their own countries and abroad. Nigeria is a source, transit, and destination country for women and children subjected to trafficking in persons including forced labor and forced prostitution.

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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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#SexForGrades: UNIPORT Unveils Ground Rules And Policy Document To Fight Sexual Harassment

University of Port Harcourt(UNIPORT) has unveiled a policy document on sexual harassment on campus, clearly defining the rules of engagement between lecturers, administrators and students, including visitors to the university.  It is the first effort by any Nigerian university, after

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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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