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AW : The Shaming Culture

AW : The Shaming Culture

Despite the advancement in technology and education, the culture of survivor shaming is Nigeria is still at an alarming rate. With the recent turn out of events, there is barely a day that goes by without reports of rape incidents splashed across the timelines of various social media platforms and news outlets. The day barely […]

Swiss Women Stage A Mass Scream Over Domestic Violence, Pay Gap

Swiss Women Stage A Mass Scream Over Domestic Violence, Pay Gap

Women across Switzerland let loose with screams during a national protest on Sunday, demanding equal treatment and an end to violence at the hands of men. Last year half a million people marched to highlight the nation’s poor record on women’s rights. This year’s version of what organisers call the Women’s Strike was more subdued […]

The Story Corner : We Are Not Joking

The Story Corner :  We Are Not Joking

Ladies and gentlemen, this is not the time to be cynical. This is not the time to be insensitive. This is not the time to act stupidly. Have you seen what some ladies are doing online? In light of this serious rape cases in the country, some women are using this medium for clouts. They […]

AW Gist : Shhhh… They Must Not Hear It

AW Gist : Shhhh… They Must Not Hear It

According to research, out of 10 African girls, approximately 7.5 of them have been raped, sexually molested, sexually harassed. These girls have either been molested by their closed families, senior friends and some of them by their dads. Women around the world have a history of sexual molestation, this has affected a lot of women’s […]

Women Are Pushing Back Against Rape Culture In South Africa

Women Are Pushing Back Against Rape Culture In South Africa

South Africa’s sexual offense statistics are alarming. A high-profile court case sparked a national debate about rape culture as well as the formation of a group that is fighting for justice for survivors. It was a galvanizing moment. It was May 2006 and South African Vice President Jacob Zuma had just been acquitted of rape. […]