ITS OKAY TO DISAGREE… we all can’t see the world from the same lens.

With the world going more digital, social media platforms have become one of the most important means of communication available to humans. And this has gone on to give voice to issues that before now, were whispered in small circles and community, most notable the strive for women equality and inclusion. And like all human … Continue reading ITS OKAY TO DISAGREE… we all can’t see the world from the same lens.

PROTECTING THE GIRL-CHILD: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Female Genital Mutilation in the most simplistic term is the cutting or removal of some or the whole of the external female genitalia either for cultural reasons or non-medical reasons. It can be described as a sort of female circumcision as well. A disturbing practice quite rampant in Africa, the Middle East, and some European … Continue reading PROTECTING THE GIRL-CHILD: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

TRAVAILS OF THE GIRL-CHILD: A NIGERIAN CASE STUDY.

I could hardly stop laughing as the dialogue and images from the movie ‘The Dictator’ cracked me up non-stop. The post- credit scenes were no less hilarious than the feature length movie and I was laughing hysterically. A particular dialogue however caught my attention and long after the images of the movie filtered out, I … Continue reading TRAVAILS OF THE GIRL-CHILD: A NIGERIAN CASE STUDY.

CHILD CARE IN AFRICA – AN INSIGHT AT CHILD NANNIES: A NIGERIAN CASE STUDY ( PART 2)

WHY CHILD NANNIES? In saner and more developed climes, there are numerous registered institutions one can easily rent a nanny if a family opts for one. The prices are standardized based on the government’s minimum wage and the working hours clearly spelt out based on the prior negotiations the family has with the respective nanny … Continue reading CHILD CARE IN AFRICA – AN INSIGHT AT CHILD NANNIES: A NIGERIAN CASE STUDY ( PART 2)

FEBRUARY: STRUNG BY EDUCATION….

BREAKING THE CYCLE OF POVERTY THROUGH EDUCATION Education in all different forms is key to breaking the cycle of poverty. It has an uplifting effect on other aspects of society that may seem totally unrelated, such as girls’ education lowering the number of prenatal deaths. The relationship between poverty and education is complex, but we … Continue reading FEBRUARY: STRUNG BY EDUCATION….