Category Womanhood

DISTURBING: How Nigeria’s Restrictive Anti-abortion Stance Is Killing More Women By The Day

The issue surrounding abortion rights in Nigeria is a highly sensitive one. Abortion in Nigeria is highly restrictive and various governments have not been bold enough or probably lack the political will to review and liberalise our shackling abortion laws.

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British Supermodel, Naomi Campbell Discusses Life As A Single Woman At 49, Plans For Motherhood And Her Struggle With Addiction

English model, actress and businesswoman, Naomi Campbell, has shared on her plans towards becoming a mother while discussing life as a single lady at 49. T he 49-year-old who is currently living and loving the single life without a partner

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Three Women Share How They Trusted Their Instincts & Discovered They Had Cancer

Three women have shared how they discovered they had cancer after following their instincts. By the time Sandra Hoehler, pictured below was diagnosed with cancer, it was as much a moment of relief as one of fear. Six years earlier,

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Born With 2 Vaginas and 2 Wombs, New Mum, Eleanor Rowe Who Defied The Odds To Welcome Miracle Baby Wants Her Story To Inspire Other Women

A woman born with two wombs, two cervix and two vaginas defied the odds to welcome a miracle baby after being told she had a 90% chance of miscarrying and now all she wants to do is use her story

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BBNaija: Nigerian Lawyer, Awele Ideal Shares Her Moving Life Story To Dismiss Claims That Ex Housemate, Tacha’s Unruly Behaviour Is Because She Has No Mom

A female Nigerian lawyer, Awele Ideal has shared her inspiring childhood story to dismiss the claim that an orphan cannot be well-mannered. Awele in a post shared on her Facebook page, Ideal’s Facebook post comes following former Big Brother Naija

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New Study Explains How Motherhood Boosts Body Image For Women

Contrary to popular belief that women can become really insecure about their bodies postpartum, a new study has found that motherhood can bring about a boost in body image. The study, carried out by Professor Viren Swami of Anglia Ruskin

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Motherhood, Feminism & Style: Prolific Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Bares It All In Vogue Korea Feature

Nigerian-American writer and public speaker, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is the latest feature for Vogue Korea and she came baring it all on all the subjects that are close to her heart, from fashion to motherhood, and the #MeToo movement. As an icon of

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Bangladesh To Remove ‘Virgin’ Criteria From Marriage Certificates Of Brides In The Country

 The truth about women’s virginity has for centuries been exaggerated and eventually reduced to a myth, but that’s largely due to ignorance and the patriachal tendencies of the average society. The limited knowledge about the virginity status of women has

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Comedian, Alibaba Writes Damning Post On The Challenges That High-Achieving Women Face In Marriage

Ace comedian and dad-of-five, Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, popularly known as Ali Baba has ruffled some feathers or maybe not after he started a conversation that many people especially men are just not ready to have. The comedian who hardly misses to

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Elated New Mum, @Miracletwinjj Tells What It Felt Like Battling Fibroid And Childlessness For 7 Years

A Nigerian woman has become a mum for the first time after battling fibroid and childlessness for the first seven years of her marriage. The unnamed new mum is beside herself with joy and has taken to her Instagram handle

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“We are impeccable”- Rihanna Cheers Black Women On With Inspiring Speech (Video)

Barbadian singer and fashion mogul, Robyn Rihanna Fenty aka Rihanna hosted her 5th annual Diamond Ball last night and she had an inspiring message to share about black women. The 31-year-old throws the annual gala in support of the Clara

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Do You Know What The Colour Of Your Menstruation Says About Your Health? You Need To Read This

Most of us aren’t exactly eager when our period shows up but have you wondered why the colour of your period blood changes. Note that when your period first starts the blood is red in appearance, but later in the

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Celebrity Mum, Sola Allyson Shares Why Motherhood Is One Role She Must Excellently Deliver On

Celebrity mum, singer, and songwriter, Sola Allyson has taken to Instagram to extol the virtues of motherhood. In her heartfelt post, she touched on how she did not enjoy any motherly care and how that experience prepared her for her

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Jennifer Aniston, 50, Discusses Prevalent Stereotypes Attached To Women Aging

American actress and film producer, Jennifer Aniston opened up on aging and prevalent stereotypes attached to growing older in the InStyle magazine October beauty issue. In the interview with the outlet, the businesswoman, who turned 50 earlier this year, said

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Check Out These 7 Straightforward Hygiene Maintaining Tips During Menstruation

Menstruation is a naturally occurring physiological condition in women. It is the process by which women shed blood and other material from the lining of the uterus (womb) at intervals of about one month from puberty until menopause except during

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I Weep Over Marginalisation Of Women- Lagos State First Lady, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

The Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, during a seminar on Saturday expressed her concern over the plight of women not only in Nigeria but in the entire Africa. Sanwo-Olu was speaking at a one-day seminar

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Gospel Singer, Ohemaa Mercy Expresses Her Displeasure At Women Who Undergo Cosmetic Surgery

As more and more African women are going for cosmetic surgery for the enhancement of their feminine features, Ghanaian gospel musician, Ohemaa Mercy has expressed her displeasure at such act, saying such women lack self-confidence. According to the singer, only

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Unusual Story of How Monica Dylan Became Pregnant With Twins After Doctors Certified Her Barren

Doctors told Monica Dylan that she might never be able to get pregnant and have biological kids due to a very low number of ovarian follicles. At the age of 41, Monica defied the odds and became pregnant under the

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Twitter user, Ebele, Believes Marriage Is A Scam | Here’s Why

A Nigerian woman simply identified as Ebele, took to her Twitter handle @ebelee_ to voice her annoyance at the way society burdens women and absolves men of any accountability regarding marriage and explains why she thinks it’s a scam. The

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How Mothers Can Enjoy And Achieve Exclusive Breastfeeding- Nutrition Society of Nigeria

The Lagos State Chairman of the Nutrition Society of Nigeria, Dr. Oluwatosin Adu, has called on the federal and state governments, organisations and communities to provide nursing mothers with adequate information on exclusive breastfeeding. Adu, at the 2019 World Breastfeeding

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Former BBN Star Ifuennanda Shares How The Ills Of Patriarchy Took A Toll On Her And Left Her Thinking The Worst Of Men

Former Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) housemate, Ifu Ennada took to her Instagram to register her frustrations about the plight of women in a patriarchal society as Nigeria. She said her observations of how society appropriates injustice against women since she

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Why ”Marriage does not elevate the value of a woman” – Simi’s Latest Tweet Is Spot-on!

Pretty and petite Nigerian singer, Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye, professionally known as Simi has condemned the notion that a woman should be respected just because she is married. Expressed her disgust for popular defense lines of “how can you talk to

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It’s The Most Unlikely Thing But Mums Recommend Hair Comb Helps With Labour Pain

One of the most exciting parts of being pregnant is packing your hospital bag so you can pick it in one ready move when the D-day arrives. While you are packing all the important stuff like pyjamas, wrappers, toiletries and

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Mums: 13 Things You Must Start Doing

It takes years to figure out a lot of things about who we are, our experiences and the best way to apply ourselves at every growing point of life. It does get to the point where we have a nagging

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The 10 Type Of Friends Every Mum Should Have

Mums need friends and not just any type of friends but friends that will stick with them through thick and thin, all through being wives and mothers. Having a circle of mummy friends is not only essential to provide a

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