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#87. Floetry by JulietKego: The 7 Sins of Mama Nkechi

Eh, the elder have spoken with one voice:
For these 7 sins must she be ex-communicated
Banished from our lands, cast aside from our shores… 689 more words


How does a woman become an adult?

There is something about courage that is clarifying. By saying out loud to someone what I believe to be true, I become visible, I make an impression, I self-define, I create. 894 more words


Rosie O'Donnell ~Really?

Today, comedian Rosie O’Donnell said “women’s rights“ are under attack in America and that politicians are undoing all the advances abortion activists have made.

http://www.lifenews.com/2015/08/14/rosie-odonnell-id-like-to-take-my-period-blood-and-smear-it-all-over-pro-life-peoples-faces/ 179 more words


An Xray of the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015


On the 25th of May 2015, the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 was signed into law as one of the last legacies of the Jonathan’s Government.  1,097 more words

Legal Articles

The 'Other'

We must all resist the all too familiar and dangerous temptation to mark foreignness itself as fundamentally threatening.

(Honnig, 1999: 40)

I recently got involved in a heated debate at a social gathering about Female Genital Mutilation.

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Somalia, Where 95% Of Girls Undergo Female Genital Mutilation, May Soon Ban Practice

BY Eleanor Goldberg

Currently, about 95 percent of girls in Somalia between the ages of 4 and 11 undergo FGM, according to UNICEF.  Set on shielding girls from the harmful procedure, the country’s Ministry of Women Affairs and Human Rights announced that it will introduce a law that will 

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Justice & Justice System

Female Genital Mutilation, 19.9 Million Nigeria Women and Girls affected

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Female genital mutilation, an harmful practice with health implication still remains a major problem in Nigeria.

According to Unicef about twenty million women and girls have been subjected to the experience and a recent survey also by Unicef  in Nigeria indicates that the practice is prevalent in five states including Ebonyi, Ekiti, Imo, Osun and Oyo. 424 more words