Category Women

Women Who Get Little Sleep Will Have More Health Concerns Post-Menopause

A headache, bothersome as it may be, may be the least of your worries as a woman if you are getting less than enough sleep. Getting too little sleep was linked with a higher risk of having low bone mineral

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29-Year-Old Kenyan Woman, Julian Peter Speaks On Coming To Terms With The Hard Reality She Was Born With No Vagina

A routine question that many women get asked when they sit in  a doctor’s office set another woman on a path that led her to discovering she was born without a womb, cervix or vagina. Twelve years ago, when Kenyan

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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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Access Bank Group Head, Amaechi Okobi Recalls How It Went The First Time He Had A Conversation About Adultery and Gender Inequality With His Son

Father-of-two and the Group Head, Communications and External Affairs at Access Bank, Amaechi Okobi took to his Instagram to speak on gender bias as it affects men and women, but particularly women. While addressing the subject in his post, he

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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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South African Mum, Nicola Siyo Who Lived In Nigeria For Two Years Has This To Say About Nigerian Women

Siyo who had a messy split from Nigeria’s music executive, Ubi was responding to Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Instagram post on International Women’s Day, where Chimamanda decried the double standards of society in favour of men and against women.

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Nigerian Mum, Gloria Okwu Tells Other Women How To Approach A Cancer Diagnosis After She Survived Hers

Like most other people, a cancer diagnosis usually comes unexpected and can totally be devastating. The confusion and unpreparedness can be no doubt overwhelming but one Nigerian woman, Gloria Okwu who found herself in the exact circumstance braved the odds;

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Nigerian Women Can Sign Own Consent Forms When Undergoing Surgery- Medical Directors

Leading medical professionals in Nigeria have said that husbands do not need to sign consent form to allow their wives to undergo hysterectomy, caesarean section or any surgery. The medical directors said any adult woman who is mentally healthy can

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7 Preventable Causes Of Female Infertility- Fertility Expert, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru

The ability to get pregnant and birth a child is a traditional expectation for all women worldwide, especially in Africa where having children is an unmistakable form of social security. When it comes to infertility most women are unaware of

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Singer, Simi Makes Unrelenting Case For Feminism

Nigerian songstress, Simisola Ogunleye, popularly known as Simi took to Twitter to encourage men and women to embrace feminism and push forward the argument that will eventually put women in their rightful position and will no longer allow society to

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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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Labour: Six Signs That Your Cervix Is Dilating

Some women have no clues when labour is around the corner, but as your OB-GYNs will tell you, in order to give birth, your cervix first has to begin dilating. The cervix plays a crucial role in pregnancy and labor,

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Survey Finds Alarming Number Of Nigerian Women Of Child-Bearing Age Are Ignorant Of Cervical Cancer Screening & Its Huge Benefits

Many women do not realise that cervical cancer unlike other types of cancer in women is completely preventable. A survey carried out by Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative has revealed that an alarming number of Nigerian women of child-bearing

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What Is the Bigger Stressor Of A Woman? Their Husbands Or Children? See What This Study Revealed

What is the bigger stressor of a woman? Their children or their husbands? A survey of 7,000 mums by Today found on average they rate their levels of stress at a worryingly high 8.5 out of 10. 46 per cent

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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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Nigerians Cheer For Anambra Bride In Her Sixties As She Gets Married For The First Time Ever (PHOTOS)

A Nigerian  woman in her sixties got Nigerians on social media cheering for her after her peculiar love story was shared by media personality, Nneka Isaac. Nneka who is the director of the famous cultural TV show, Goge Africa shared

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Federal Government Exempts Sanitary Pads, 19 Other Staples From VAT Hike

Come Feburary 1 2020,  the new valued added tax (VAT) increase proposed by the  The Federal Government will take effect. President Muhammadu Buhari a couple of weeks ago signed the Finance Act to increase the government’s revenue base, this translates

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The Abuse Of House Helps / Domestic Staff Among Nigerian Women? Let’s Get Real!

The lid has been blown open and it’s time to have this nagging conversation bordering on domestic staff abuse in Nigeria. Too many Nigerian mums and housewives, it appears, are perfect abusers of children, teenagers, even adult domestic staff in

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Nigerian Oncologist Explains Why Low-Fat Diet Is A Myth And What You Should Be Eating Instead To Cut Obesity Risk

A Professor of Surgery and Surgical Oncologist at the Abia State University Teaching Hospital, Aba, Charles Adisa, has advised Nigerians to eat healthy meals and engage in physical activities to prevent obesity. The professor said the low-fat diet ‘craze’ is

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President Buhari Reiterates His Commitment To End Child Marriage

President Buhari yesterday, Thursday, January 16 reiterated his commitment towards ending child marriage in Nigeria. The President also said social inclusion is a key priority of his government with particular emphasis on the education of the girl child who is

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Experts Harp On Family Planning As Effective Strategy Against Maternal Mortality

To reduce maternal and child mortality, family planning has been identified as the most cost-effective means to improve the health of mothers in Nigeria. The Zonal Coordinator, Nationwide Family Planning Campaign, Adeniji Raji made the remark at its inaugural meeting

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Women Who Have More Sex Have Lower Risk Of Early Menopause- Study

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less likely to experience menopause at any given age

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Celebrity Mum, Damilola Adegbite To Pay School Fees Of Children Of Single Mums (How To Apply)

Navigating the odds of single parenting is no mean feat, and most people can already tell what single mums go through to raise their kids as well as give them the right opportunities so they can compete favourably in the

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Relationship Blogger, Joro Olumofin Tells Women The One Thing To Do To Up Their Chances Of Marriage This Year

Nigerian relationship expert, Joro Olumofin has an advice for single women who wish to get it right in their relationships and possibly walk down the aisle this year, 2020. The relationship blogger who handles a lot of relationship complaints and

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Surviving The First Week After Your Baby’s Arrival: 7 Tips For New Mums

Your first weeks home with a new baby can come with a lot of anxiety. You may have prepared a great deal for your baby’s arrival; like assembling the crib, washing and safely arranging their little clothes, stocking up diapers

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