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New Sex Offenders Register May Deter Nigerians With ‘No Conscience’

New Sex Offenders Register May Deter Nigerians With ‘No Conscience’

Employers must use Nigeria’s new national sex offenders register to vet their staff for it to succeed and the public must be made aware that it exists, rights activists said on Wednesday. The online database will contain the names of people convicted of sexual offences since 2015 and will be free to access. For a […]

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Police Sexually Abuse Women In Malawi

Scores of women and girls around Msundwe, M’bwatalika and Mpingu Trading Centres in Lilongwe have reported being sexually abused by the Malawi Police officers, Nyasa Times has learned. The NGO Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) has also said it is deeply disheartened by allegations of rape, defilement and torture of innocent women and girls in the […]

Levis and Wrangler Vow To Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse

Levis and Wrangler Vow To Protect Women Making Jeans From Sexual Abuse

Garment manufacture has grown to become the largest formal sector employer in the landlocked southern African country over the last decades, providing jobs to around 40,000 people Three major U.S. brands vowed to crack down on abuse in Lesotho factories making their jeans on Thursday after an investigation found women were forced into sex to […]

The Story Corner : Women Are Speaking Up

The Story Corner : Women Are Speaking Up

  Have you gone online lately? Have you seen women speaking up about their sexual abuse, how they were molested by closed family and friends? Some were molested at age 9, some lesser and some were raped etc. Have you read the stories of their ‘silence’ these things happened years ago but the story of […]

Governor Okoth Obado To Be Charged With Murder

Governor Okoth Obado  To Be Charged With Murder

Migori Governor Okoth Obado will be charged in court with the murder of Rongo University student Sharon Otieno on Monday. His lawyer Cliff Ombeta confirmed the charges yesterday saying the governor would spend the weekend in police custody. DNA REPORT Governor Obado’s arrest yesterday was the culmination of investigations by detectives, who earlier indicated he […]

Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela In South Africa

Women Honour Fezekile Ntsukela  In South Africa

Women honour the life and legacy of Khwezi, who passed away in 2016 and took back her name as Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, after a challenging life of struggle, resistance, a love for travel and the rejection of the country of her birth. And 13 years after the rape trial, women insist on telling her story […]

Women Raped In Mauritania Risk Jail For Having Extra-Marital Affairs

Women Raped In Mauritania Risk Jail For Having Extra-Marital Affairs

Human Rights Watch (HRW) interviewed five women and girls who were prosecuted for “zina” – sex outside of marriage – after reporting sexual assault, including a 15-year-old girl who had been gang-raped and was sent to prison, it said in a report. Mauritania’s government spokesman did not respond to a request for comment. In a […]

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos Records 3,089 Cases Of Sexual, Domestic Violence In 8 Months

Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) on Monday disclosed that no fewer than 3,089 cases of sexual, domestic violence were reported in the state in the past eight months. The state’s Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, revealed this at the media parley commemorating, the Domestic and Sexual Violence […]

These Women Have Been ‘Wired’ To Keep Quiet

These Women Have Been ‘Wired’ To Keep Quiet

 At the invitation of the Government of Sudan, I visited Sudan from 18 to 25 February 2018. The objective of the visit was to gain first-hand knowledge of the situation, assess the challenges of addressing conflict-related sexual violence in Sudan, and establish constructive dialogue with national authorities in this regard. It marked the first time […]

A 25year Old Man Abducted And Raped A Physically Challenged Girl

A 25year Old Man Abducted And Raped A Physically Challenged Girl

A 25-year-old man, name given as Sunday Aremu, has pleaded guilty to abducting a physically-challenged girl and raping her.Aremu was arraigned on monday before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos state. He was charged on a three-count of conspiracy, abduction and unlawful carnal knowledge. The accused, however, pleaded guilty to the charge. The […]

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