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Serial Rapists Should Be Castrated –Ireti Doyle

Serial Rapists Should Be Castrated –Ireti Doyle

Recently, there is virtually no day that a rape case is not reported in the news in Nigeria. Due to this fact, ace Nollywood diva, Ireti Doyle, has given her two cents views about the matter. According to the screen diva, serial rapists should have their manhood cut off if convicted.   She said, “In […]

Ghana: ‘Sex-for-Job’ Remark Rekindles Debate Over Sexism In Politics

Ghana: ‘Sex-for-Job’ Remark Rekindles Debate Over Sexism In Politics

Women may hold some of the highest positions in Ghana — including attorney general and foreign affairs minister — but that doesn’t mean the country doesn’t have a gender-equality problem. Charlotte Osei was appointed head of the electoral commission in June 2015, the first woman to hold the post. But last month, Kennedy Ayapong, a […]

Egypt: Policewoman Tells Women Not To Worry About Harassment During Eid

Egypt: Policewoman Tells Women Not To Worry About Harassment During Eid

The policewoman, Colonel Nashwa Mahmoud, tasked with combating crimes of violence against women in Cairo Security Directorate called on women to live their lives “normally and celebrate” the upcoming Eid al-Fitr celebrations. Eid al-Fitr celebrations, which mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan, often witness a surge in sexual harassment level on the […]

How Do You Protect Women’s Rights On A Shoestring?

How Do You Protect Women’s Rights On A Shoestring?

The assassination attempt on Malala Yousafzai, the gang-rape of a young woman on a Delhi bus and the mob killing of Farkhunda Malikzada in Afghanistan are only some of the stories that have sparked global outrage and protests at the failure of governments to prevent violence against women and girls. While the extreme level of […]