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Rape Alert!

HI readers, this is hopefully going to be the beginning of a long relationship with you where I will tell you about one of the dangerous societal problems confronting us right now- rape and sexual violence of children, women and boys/men.

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Boko Haram: UN Women call for gender-friendly counter-terrorism strategies

THE United Nations has called for a more gender-sensitive approach to battling insecurity in Nigeria, advising government and stakeholders to give consideration to the negative impacts of counter-terrorism strategies on civilian populations, particularly women and girls. This is amid a heightened offensive launched against terror-sect Boko Haram by the Federal Government in recent times.

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Governance: Lagos govt, DFID partner on closing gender gap

As a follow up to the one held in February, 2015, the purpose of the conference was to build synergies between Women in Business and Private sector, Politics and Civil society to develop strategies and take actions that will ensure that the target of 35 percent participation of Women in Governance will be met in order to achieve national developmental goals, with the overarching objective of Ensuring Better Social Inclusion and Good Governance At All Levels of Government.

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Boko Haram: UN Women calls for gender-friendly counter-terrorism strategies

THE United Nations has called for a more gender-sensitive approach to battling insecurity in Nigeria, advising government and stakeholders to give consideration to the negative impacts of counter-terrorism strategies on civilian populations, particularly women and girls.
This is amid heightened defensive launched against terror-sect Boko Haram by the Federal Government in recent times.

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How to beat child kidnappers

THE kidnapping of underage children is becoming the new gold mine for some people, who are gradually losing their humanity and have totally lost compassion for parents and their offspring. So disastrous is the trend that hardly a day goes by without a report of child theft in the media. The trade in children seems on the rise globally too.

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Why I still celebrate virgins, despite death threats

I have virgins even in my home. My own daughter got married as a virgin at 29. There are many virgins in this country but they are shy to come out because their wayward friends mock at them. They call them fools because they want to spoil their lives before marriage and there is nothing more interesting and good one would be proud of than keeping one’s virginity. In fact, God loves it because I heard the voice several times, urging me to go and encourage virgins and I will not stop it till my demise.

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Blessed amongst women

Elisha Attai founded the African Women in Leadership Organization (AWLO) about six years ago to create a collaborative platform for women leaders across Africa. Having worked with a lot of African women across the continent, he developed the philosophy that if women could come together to enhance, support, and exchange ideas among themselves, they would
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Nollywood Abuja releases movie to condemn ‘Make it Syndrome’ in society

ABUJA – The yearning to make it in life as quick as possible at all cost, no doubt, could not be ruled out as one of the factors responsible for the increase in crime rate in the society. This situation, generally accepted, is rampant nowadays among the youths in the society. To correct this anomaly, Nollywood Abuja is set to premier a movie; ‘Dairy of the Triplets’, featuring veteran movie artists and on-air personalities, to promote value for hard work among the Nigerian youth for a peaceful society.

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