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Royal Caution To The Beasts Among Men – Emir Of Kano Speaks

Royal Caution To The Beasts Among Men –  Emir Of Kano Speaks

A beast in civilization never smells like a beast in the wild. But when the beast resides in a man, it becomes difficult for even the most adept forensics specialist to sense it, let alone an innocent, lovable bride. Hence the sad cases of wife battery among Kano’s titled elite. In the wake of incessant […]

East Africa Leads In Gender Reforms

East Africa Leads In Gender Reforms

East African states are among countries that have been recognised by the World Bank for leading in the world’s gender equality campaign through eradication of legal barriers against women. A new World Bank report released last week on Thursday found that Kenya, Tanzania, DR Congo and Zambia implemented the most reforms to remove legal barriers […]

Morocco’s Lower House Adopts Draft Law To Combat Violence Against Women

Morocco’s Lower House Adopts Draft Law To Combat Violence Against Women

 Morocco’s House of Representatives (lower house) adopted on Wednesday a draft law to combat violence against women. The bill was adopted by 168 votes in favor and 55 against. Presenting the draft law, minister of Family, Solidarity, Equality and Social Development, Bassima Hakkaoui, said that the bill defines all kinds of violence against women, offers […]

Five Women Burned Within Two Weeks In Western Burundi

Five Women Burned Within Two Weeks In Western Burundi

Victims are from Rugombo, Buganda and Mugina communes in Cibitoke western province. Women activists decry these despicable acts and demand justice and administration executives to intervene. The most recent case was reported in the night of 14 January. A mother of five was burned by her husband in Rugombo Commune, report her neighbors. The man […]

Lagos Monarchs Lead Walk Against Rape, Domestic Violence Against Women

Lagos Monarchs Lead Walk Against Rape, Domestic Violence Against Women

Worried by incessant cases of sexual assault and violence against women, two traditional rulers in Lagos State on Thursday led a walk by the people against the crime on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and major streets in the area. The rulers — Olu of Epe, Sefiu Adewale and the Oloja of Epe, Kamorudeen Animashaun — who […]

We Cannot Be Silent On ‘Honour-Based’ Violence

Conservative MP Nusrat Ghani has brought forward a motion that certain crimes against women should no longer be described in relation to ‘honour’. Her rationale sounds reasonable – that describing these crimes differently has meant that police have been treating them as less serious; that they have been avoiding dealing with these crimes due to […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – So, We Lost Her

The Kiosk With Madame K – So, We Lost Her

My kiosk people….It’s good to be back. I am sure you all are wondering what happened yeah? Lots of things went down right here in the kiosk, I will definitely share with you all but it’s good to back. I missed my people. We were discussing Amaka the last time and we will continue from […]

More Than 8,000 Victims Of Family Violence Were Victims Of Sexual Assault.

More Than 8,000 Victims Of Family Violence Were Victims Of Sexual Assault.

The number of sexual assault victims nationally rose to their highest point in seven years in 2016 according to new crime figures released by the the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Thursday. During 2016, 23,052 victims of sexual assault were recorded around the country, up from 21,948 in 2015. The increase also marks the fifth consecutive […]

Women Lawyers Association Calls On Ladies To Be Careful When Choosing Partners

Women Lawyers Association Calls On Ladies To Be Careful When Choosing Partners

Quarrels break out in some families as a consequence of the President’s order for couples to legalize their marriage. First wives ask for the review of the law that governs marriage in Burundi. Many couples rush to commune offices to marry. The problem arises when the husband has more than one wife and chooses to […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – Broken And Drained

The Kiosk With Madame K – Broken And Drained

Continued from the last episode. Welcome to the kiosk my kiosk people, good to have you here once again. Amaka shared the brutality of her husband with us, which was really very surprising to everyone. Seeing Amaka, you will never assume that she would be going through such. She looked too clean. ”Madame K, he hits […]

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