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RE: Nigerian Senate Rejection of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB).

RE: Nigerian Senate Rejection of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB).

Lagos, 17th March 2016 – The rejection of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOP) by members of Nigeria’s Senate on Tuesday the 15th of March 2016, did not come as a surprise, given the consistent indications of trivializing gender related issues observed in the present political dispensation in Nigeria which also has the lowest […]

Why the feminist movement still has a long way to go

Why the feminist movement still has a long way to go

The feminist movement is so 1970s — tired and completely unnecessary for women of today. This was seemingly the takeaway from February news stories of social gaffes by Gloria Steinem and Madeline Albright while campaigning for Hillary Clinton: Women have choices and equal rights, and so there is no need for feminism anymore. How I wish that were true. […]