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I Got Flowers Today

I Got Flowers Today

I stumbled on a video online recently with the title “I GOT FLOWERS TODAY” and the storyline was about domestic violence between couples. The man will hit the lady and after each encounter, he always got her flowers. The lady considered leaving the marriage severally but because the man always apologized with nice flowers, she […]

Trafficked ‘Brides’ Stuck In China Due To Coronavirus After Fleeing Abuse

Trafficked ‘Brides’ Stuck In China Due To Coronavirus After Fleeing Abuse

Coronavirus travel restrictions have forced anti-trafficking groups to suspend rescue operations of Vietnamese and Cambodian “brides” from China, with some now in hiding having escaped the homes of men holding them against their will. Over the past decade, tens of thousands of Southeast Asian women have been lured to China by criminal networks promising lucrative jobs, only […]

Stigma Keeping Women In Abusive Unions

Stigma Keeping Women In Abusive Unions

When news of the heinous act Mr James Kifo Muriuki meted on his wife broke, it shocked the nation to the core. He allegedly inserted salt, pepper and onions in his wife’s private parts before applying superglue mixed with sand to seal it. Mr Muriuki is said to have returned home that Saturday night from […]

The Debate On Bride Price – The Threat Of Staying Or Paying

The Debate On Bride Price – The Threat Of Staying Or Paying

A few days ago, Noura Hussein, a 19-year old Sudanese woman, was sentenced to death by a court in Omdurman for stabbing to death the man to whom she was forcibly married as he was in the process of raping her. She had been with him for six days when he raped her the first […]