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VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN; CAUSES, PANACEA AND PROSPECTS. Part 1Shortlisted for Stage 1 

Once upon a time as a child, I saw quite a number of women violated under different conditions and it looked like the order of the day including the ones I hold dear to myself. I grew up with a lot of questions in mind and anger towards my sex because at the time it felt more like a curse than blessing until I …

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  Culture, they say, is a way of life of a people; the culmination of their values, norms, belief systems, behavioral patterns, history and traditions, preserved and passed down  from their ancestors through generations whilst also being re-modified to accommodate the changes of the times. If this is the …

SHEROES (EMPOWERING AFRICAN WOMEN THROUGH CULTURE IN A DIGITALIZED GLOBAL SYSTEM.rubyWrites2016 Second Runner Up 

‘Open your legs!’ ordered Alhaji Waju. 12years old Aisha murmured a plea admist sobs. ‘Shut up! I didn’t buy you from your parents for nothing’ Alhaji spat back whilst savaging her black triangle. ********************************************* 9MONTHS LATER. CITY HOSPITAL. …

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For what seems like years unending, the fate of African women has suffered immensely almost on every area. The heart-striking, painful part of this fate is the near powerlessness  of the African woman, her inability to recognize her abilities and potentials, talk less of her usage of them. It is quite clear that …

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According to the dictionary, Culture is the arts, customs, and habits that characterize a particular society or nation. Africa is known to be rich in diverse cultural practices and this is highly reflected in an African woman. Empowering African women through culture in a digitalized global system is making the …

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Some relationships are synonymous with heart attack, high blood pressure, fainting and eventually suicide. Some men claim to be in a relationship but end up receiving tenets for running same relationship from their mothers, thereby, making the lady appear as a ‘tabula rasa’. Although, such is far from my case. …

Feminist; The Social MisconceptionShortlisted for Stage 1 (2016) 

Feminist, according to Oxford dictionary means; A person who supports the belief that women should have the same rights and opportunities as men. Even from this definition I still don’t get the reason for the social misconception. These are women with goals and purpose. Women who believe in the working …