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Mental Health In Nigeria: Amnesty International Decries The Inhumane Treatment & Detention Of Patients In Religious Houses

International Human Rights Group, Amnesty International, has urged the Nigerian Government to ban the violent and dehumanizing practices used against people suffering from Mental health issues in the country. In a damning report, published yesterday, Monday, (Nov. 11), Amnesty International

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Why Teens Who Have Affectionate Mothers Are Less Likely To Enter Into Abusive Relationships- Research

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study. Previous research shows

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Celebrity Mum, Stella Damascus Reacts To Physical Assault Senator Getting Icon Award

Former Nollywood actress and mum-of-two, Stella Damasus has reacted to Senator Elisha Abbo’s recent ‘Icon Award’. Recall that Elisha made news last month after footage emerged of him violently assaulting a nursing mother at a sex toy shop in the

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Music Sensation, Simi Decries The ill-Treatment Of Women & Children In Nigeria In Emotional Post

Music star, Simisola Ogunleye Kosoko, professionally known as Simi has addressed the issue of violence against women and the girl-child in our society. The songwriter who married her hearthrob, fellow singer-songwriter, Adekunle Gold in a private ceremony earlier this year,

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“I was at my mother’s place today”- Three Decades After, Singer, Sola Allyson, Says She Finally Opened Up To Her Mum About Suffering Multiple Sexual Abuse

Busola Dakolo’s recent rape allegation against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has continued to spark nationwide interest and outrage. A movement has also started in light of the shocking claims of sexual molestation by the mum-of-three against herself by the flamboyant pastor.

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Dear MIMsters: Am I Making the Right Decision to Leave My Husband After This?

Am I making the right decision to leave my husband after this? I got married two years ago to a God fearing man. He is a devoted Christian who preached no sex before marriage and kept to it. I have

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Dear MIMsters: Why I Don’t Think A Man Like My Husband Deserves My Mercy

How do I handle this kind of man who now thinks he deserves mercy from me after all he has put me through. I have been married for 11 years during which I have undergone plenty of unpleasant experiences by

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Dear MIMsters: I Do Not Understand Why My Husband Married Me?

I don’t understand. Why did my husband marry me? I got married to a man based in South Africa without really getting to know him, apart from the fact that he had a daughter with a woman he was no

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5 Signs You Are In A Destructive Marriage

Ineh Olisah Did you get married to live the rest of your life in happiness or in pain? While a marriage may not be hundred perfect, certain conditions endured in a toxic marriage may ultimately become destructive to your  sense

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In a Tell-all Exposé, Instagram User Battered By Husband Comes For Him

A social media user who was subjected to constant battery by her husband and father of her daughter, Reina Oyindamola Imoleayomitan, has taken to her Instagram page to call out her abuser and his entire family. In a tell-all post,

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Dear MIMsters: Is My Son Being Mistreated At His School?

Is my son being mistreated? Mums, I will appreciate you sharing your experiences and opinions on this issue that bothers me. I enrolled my son in a Montessori school around my residence when he was 18 months old. I was

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Dear MIMsters: My Maid I Discovered My Maid Has Been Messing With my Son

I had no idea that my maid has been messing with my son until now. Yesterday, I caught my two year old baby fondling with his genitals. When he saw me enter his room, he quickly pulled up his briefs.

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Dear MIMsters: Should I Walk Away Or Try to Fix Things?

Should I walk away or try to fix things? It all began with “I like you, let us start something meaningful” and within a few months, I got pregnant and this wasn’t planned. I told my husband about the pregnancy

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Dear MIMsters: Why I Need a Human Rights Lawyer

Can anyone reading this please link me up with a good human rights lawyer? Let me explain why I need one urgently. I’ve endured continuous domestic violence even during pregnancy in the hands of my husband. I’ve also endured emotional,

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Dear MIMsters: Everything About My Husband Now Irritates Me and This Why

Lately, everything about my husband irritates me. Even though we now get along well,  I still find myself making excuses not to get intimate with him. This is due to the fact that his behaviour towards me has killed all

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Dear MIMsters: I Have Resolved to Do One of Two Things in This Violent and Abusive Marriage

I got married 11 years ago and it has been hell for me. I am in a violent and abusive marriage. Initially, I was a full time housewife who suffered financial lack because my husband is highly stingy. After our

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Dear MIMsters: Is My Stance on this Matter Wrong?

I need your advice because I am losing my sanity. Am I wrong for taking this stance? We got married two and a half years ago but we do not have a child yet. We usually have arguments and little

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Dear MIMsters: I Know that I am Ugly But Hearing it From Him Hurts

The father of my child called me ugly in front of people. I know that I am ugly because many people have called me ugly before, but hearing it coming from him, worse, in front of people hit me so

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Dear MIMsters: How Do We Break Free From Our Abusive Relatives?

I read a post about abuse towards kids on this site and this is exactly how our relatives, my Aunty and Uncle treat my siblings and I. When we became orphans, my uncle and his wife moved in to stay

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Are You Becoming an Abusive Parent? Check These Warning Signs

Adesua Iyoyojie Some parents are abusive and won’t back down until a child bleeds blood. The only language they understand is pain and if a child doesnt feel pain, they won’t back down. Most parents are honestly ignorant about the

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Dear MIMsters: How Do I Stand the Shame if I Leave Him?

Hubby wasn’t like this before I got married to him, but since I gave birth to my 5 months old daughter he has changed totally. He beats me for every slight mistake I make. Less than 2 weeks ago, our

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Dear MIMsters: How Long Do I Have to Endure Being Treated this Way by My Husband

Three months to our wedding, I found out that my husband-to-be already had 2 kids. I was 2 month pregnant for him then, so I could not call off the wedding because of the shame and disgrace I would have

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Dear MIMsters: How Much More Should a Wife Take from Her Husband?

I’m 34 years old and my husband is 38. We have been married traditionally for almost 8 years now and I am a very troubled soul. I have really supported my husband since I got married but I have partially stopped after

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How Flogging a Child Can Get Out of Control: My Experience

My father was strict and used to flog us very much. The fact that flogging didn’t kill us doesn’t mean it didn’t kill anyone out there. One of our relatives in the Village flogged his child for not washing dishes

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Dear MIMsters: How I Ended the Circle of Child Abuse and Child Labour in my Home

My husband brought his niece who is an 11 year-old girl to live with and help us out with domestic chores against my wish. Employing an underaged person is child abuse and child labour and I didn’t want that. Seeing clearly

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