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No More ‘Fifth Wife’ Sex Slaves And Maids, Niger’s Top Court Rules

No More ‘Fifth Wife’ Sex Slaves And Maids, Niger’s Top Court Rules

Ruling rejects centuries old custom in which rich men take on unofficial wives who live as domestic and sexual slaves Niger’s top court has outlawed the practice of keeping women as maids and sex slaves known as “fifth wives”, capping a decade-long legal battle by one victim that could inspire others in the West African […]

5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife And Killing Your Marriage

5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Destroying Your Wife And Killing Your Marriage

It’s tough being a man these days. Modern men are expected to be sensitive, caring and in tune with their feelings; while at the same time they’re still expected to be strong, protectors and able to fix anything that breaks. Men can’t be too sensitive or they’re not being good enough protectors. On the other […]

Women and Headaches: Looking For A Cure

Tell me a married man who hasn’t heard his wife complain of headache especially when the man wants to ‘’collaborate with the aliens in the other room’’ and I will tell you that man doesn’t exist (allow me to exagirate please, at least this is not a scientific article) sometimes men can’t process the headache […]

The ‘Wives’ of Boko Haram

The ‘Wives’ of Boko Haram

Laraba Bitrus was working in a small grocer’s shop in the northeastern Nigerian town of Gwoza when Boko Haram militants invaded. With nowhere to run, the armed men took her captive, beat her with a whip, and forced her to watch as they sawed off her uncle’s head. After 11 days, she fled on foot, […]