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Trapped In The Bondage Of Greener Pastures – ‘I Am Not For Sale’

Trapped In The Bondage Of Greener Pastures – ‘I Am Not For Sale’

Thousands of Nigerian women and girls are lured to Europe each year by the promise of work, but end up trapped in debt bondage and forced to sell sex Nigeria’s anti-trafficking agency is trying a new approach to preventing women’s exploitation abroad by sharing inspirational stories of women who made it at home, it said […]

Akwa Ibom Blames High Rate Of HIV/Aids On Influx Of Visitors

Akwa Ibom Blames High Rate Of HIV/Aids On Influx Of Visitors

The Akwa Ibom government has attributed the high rate of HIV/AIDS in the state to the influx of visitors. The Nigerian HIV/AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) shows that Akwa Ibom has the highest prevalence rate of HIV in the country. About 5.5 per cent of the people living with HIV in Nigeria are in […]

Over 177 Girls Drilled In Menstrual Hygiene Management

Over 177 Girls Drilled In Menstrual Hygiene Management

Lilongwe based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Young and Brilliant (YAB) has drilled 177 girls in menstrual hygiene management at Chileka community in an effort to clear misconceptions towards menstruation. The Organization which started its operations in 2018 is teaching girls and women issues regarding menstrual hygiene for their welfare and to ensure smooth running of their […]

Women And Babies Are Dying – U.N. Urged To Scale Up Aid As Venezuela Crisis Deepens

Women And Babies Are Dying – U.N. Urged To Scale Up Aid As Venezuela Crisis Deepens

According to an internal U.N. report seen by Reuters last week, about 2.8 million Venezuelans are in need of healthcare Women and babies are dying in Venezuela and disease is rife amid a collapsed health system and severe food shortages, researchers said on Thursday, urging a large-scale United Nations response. A new report by researchers […]

UNICEF To Mop Up Over 500,000 Out-of-School Children In Four Northern Nigerian States

UNICEF To Mop Up Over 500,000 Out-of-School Children In Four Northern Nigerian States

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) says it is targeting over 501,749 out-of-school children in four northern Nigerian states in its Educate A Child (EAC) programme. The organisation disclosed this at a two-day media dialogue on Cash Transfers for Improvement of Girls’ Enrolment in Schools on Monday in Kebbi State. The EAC was introduced as […]

UN Women Tco Support Girls Rescued From Child Marriages

UN Women Tco Support Girls Rescued From Child Marriages

Officials from the UN Women have revealed that they will extend a Women Economic Empowerment Project (WEEP) in Salima and Dedza, for a period of one year, with the aim of supporting girls rescued from child marriages. Speaking with the Media in Salima on Tuesday after presenting the project to the district executive committee, UN […]

Hoda Ali – A Village In Senegal Taught Me How We Can End Female Genital Cutting Globally

Hoda Ali – A Village In Senegal Taught Me How We Can End Female Genital Cutting Globally

Not only have the girls from Keur Simbara not gone through what I went through as a child, but they won’t even know what cutting is I’ve been campaigning for an end to female genital cutting, something I experienced at the age of 7 in my home country of Somalia, for the last 15 years. […]

Show Me Your Breasts – Vimbaishe Musvaburi Gives Ginimbi A Clap Back

Show Me Your Breasts – Vimbaishe Musvaburi Gives Ginimbi A Clap Back

Controversial businessman, Ginimbi, posted a video in which he asks a young girl to show him her breasts. Vimbaishe Musvaburi gives her reaction. Dear Ginimbi It’s a Sunday morning and, scrolling through my Instagram timeline then boom a video on the Zimcelebs timeline of yourself asking a girl to show you her boobs and yes she shows […]

Almost Half a Million Women and Girls Affected By Floods In Malawi

Almost Half a Million Women and Girls Affected By Floods In Malawi

Almost half a million women and girls are in need of sexual and reproductive health services in Malawi, following the recent floods caused by tropical cyclone Idai, which have affected 14 out of the 28 districts. Persistent heavy rains have affected close to one million people and left 56 people dead, following the onset of […]

UN Discloses Rise In Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It To Better Reporting

UN Discloses Rise In Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It To Better Reporting

There was a significant rise in reports of sexual exploitation and abuse involving United Nations staff and affiliates last year, the U.N. said in a report on Monday, ascribing the increase largely to an improved atmosphere and oversight. Just over 200 people reported sexual violence and exploitation at the hands of U.N. staff and personnel […]

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