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‘Set Your Ovaries Free’ – President John Magufuli

‘Set Your Ovaries Free’ – President John Magufuli

Tanzania President John Magufuli has urged the country’s women to “set your ovaries free” and have many more children so the economy can grow, Reuters reports. Magufuli cited China, Nigeria and India’s economy as examples of countries that have over the years gained from having a huge population. “I know that those who like to block […]

Serena Williams Almost Died After Giving Birth – Now, She Wants To Help Other Women

Serena Williams Almost Died After Giving Birth – Now, She Wants To Help Other Women

Serena Williams knows she’s lucky to be alive. The tennis superstar, who welcomed daughter Alexis Olympia almost six months ago, is once again opening up about the terrifying complications she experienced after giving birth, this time in an essay for CNN Opinion. “I almost died after giving birth to my daughter, Olympia. Yet I consider myself fortunate,” Williams wrote […]

Women Lag Behind In Accessing Modern Contraception

Women Lag Behind In Accessing Modern Contraception

A new study published by the Guttmacher Institute weekend revealed that contraceptive services and maternal and newborn health (MNH) services fall far short of needs in developing regions like Nigeria. The study entitled: “Adding It Up: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health” 2017, found that 214 million women in developing countries want to […]

Make Only the Children You Can Raise – Sanusi Tells Northerners

Make Only the Children You Can Raise – Sanusi Tells Northerners

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, has appealed to northerners to change their attitude to marriage and child bearing, urging them to marry only the number of wives and produce the number of children they can adequately cater for in the interest of themselves, the region and the entire nation. The emir made […]