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Gambian Women Testify About Sex Abuse Under Ex-President Jammeh

Gambian Women Testify About Sex Abuse Under Ex-President Jammeh

Speaking calmly through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in a room and raped her. The 23-year-old’s testimony on Thursday concluded three weeks of public hearings dedicated to sexual and gender-based violence under Jammeh’s presidency, part of a broader probe […]

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Acting police Inspector General Duncan Mwapasa on Wednesday faced parliament’s Women Caucus which wanted to find out how far the police have gone with their inquiry on the infamous Nsundwe rapes. Mwapasa has conceded the police have not yet interviewed the victims of the alleged rapes at Nsundwe, Mpingu and M’bwatalika. “We are finding it […]

Over 600 000 Sign Petitions Over Violence Against Women As SA Prepares To March

Over 600 000 Sign Petitions Over Violence Against Women As SA Prepares To March

With news headlines saturated with endless violence against women and children, more than 600 000 South Africans have added their voice to various petitions and many are planning to attend marches to Parliament. This follows, among others, the recent rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana at a post office, a 14-year-old girl who […]

India’s Top Court To Probe Threat Accusations Against Politician Accused Of Rape

India’s Top Court To Probe Threat Accusations Against Politician Accused Of Rape

A woman who accused a state legislator of rape is battling for her life after a weekend car crash that police are investigating. India’s Supreme Court will look into accusations that a powerful regional politician threatened the family of a woman who accused him of rape, the chief justice said on Wednesday, stepping into a […]

The Story Corner : This CAN of Worms

The Story Corner :  This CAN of Worms

Ladies and gentlemen, I really don’t know how to explain exactly how I feel but I think that religion in this part of the world is overrated or just a means of keeping people under the palms of a supreme physical leader. You may argue this with me but this is my opinion about this. […]

LOUD WHISPERS: The Busola Moment

LOUD WHISPERS: The Busola Moment

Last week, all hell was let loose when Mrs Busola Dakolo, wife of popular singer Timi Dakolo went public with her allegations that she was raped when she was 17 by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Church. The details she revealed in her interview were shocking and heartbreaking. Predictably, sides were […]

Petition to Protest COZA Trustees To Take Action Regarding Multiple Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Against Pst Biodun Fatoyinbo

Petition to Protest COZA Trustees To Take Action Regarding Multiple Allegations Of Sexual Misconduct Against Pst Biodun Fatoyinbo

Background & Explanation Reports of accusation of sexual misconduct against the Snr. Pst of COZA has been agog social media in a while. First with Ms. Ese Walters in 2013. Most recently with Mrs. Busola Dakolo in a video interview on YTV . Accusations of sexual violence like rape by matured women should not be […]

United Nations Urges Legal Reform To Protect Women From Rape At Home

United Nations Urges Legal Reform To Protect Women From Rape At Home

Nearly one in five women aged 15 to 49 globally experienced physical, sexual or emotional abuse from a former or current partner or spouse in the previous year The home is one of the most dangerous places for women, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as research showed only four in 10 countries criminalise marital […]

Total of 430 Rape Cases Reported In Swaziland Over Seven Months After Newly Law Introduced

Total of 430 Rape Cases Reported In Swaziland Over Seven Months After Newly Law Introduced

There were 430 cases of rape reported in Swaziland / eSwatini over seven months, new figures reveal. They were among 2,900 cases brought under the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act (SODV) that came into force in 2018. A total of 2,068 cases of domestic violence were also recorded, a workshop for members of parliament […]

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

It is no news that there are lots of crazy things going on this world affecting women and girls. It is no news that Nigeria is hasn’t done much for the safety of young women and girls. I am even tired of screaming that there are grounds to cover, there are lots of things to […]

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