The Life of a Career Woman Janet was running late for the seminar in which she was to represent the school she worked for. The seminar had its participants as counselors from primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. The seminar was held to enlighten the counselors on how to cope with the challenging needs of counseling the variety of students that will come their way. Janet had woken up early in the morning to clean up…"The Life of a Career Woman"
Category: Across Africa
The African Volunteers for Women Empowerment is a pet project of a feminist, author of the novel Awero You are a Woman(2014) and Lecturer of Portuguese language, Department of Foreign Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Dr AnikeAde Omidire Ruth. Founded in 2015 in conjunction with professionally and vocationally skilled members, hers is a non-profit organisation dedicated to imparting positive values in young women, making them better, diligent people, empowering them to fulfil present followership and…"African Volunteers for Women Empowerment"
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: A Stand against It. Over the years, the African woman had suffered from this growing trend. With civilization and new trends, women are still buttered and left to wallow in pains and penury. Is there a way out? Look at what African Ruby Rising and Splash FM has said and would be doing about it. Female Genital Mutilation is defined by procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female…"FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION: A Stand against It"
The End Of An African Legend Have you ever heard of the name Buchi Emechata before? Well, lovers of Literature will have heard of the name and also heard of her works. Before her death, she owned over 20 books like “The Joys Of Motherhood”, “The Pride Price”, “Second-class citizen” and the likes. As an African feminist, she believes in giving freedom to the young lady in a dire situation, and been a megaphone to…"The End Of An African Legend"
You can only seek to solve a problem when you are conscious the problem really exist. Have you ever thought why you are still single? Then here are 6 lessons to learn while you are still single. 1. Emotional Trauma Ladies who have experienced past failed relationships are most likely closed to having new ones. If you have been through a few, you might have fallen into the habit of blocking chances of romantic spark…"6 important lesson you need to learn while still single."
Few years ago, 4 young men were lynched to death by some group of aggrieve youths in Alu community of rivers state, Nigeria. These men were alleged to have stolen some valuables. This blatant act of injustice meted out to the victims made headlines on main stream media and went viral across the internet. Human rights activists took stance against this barbaric act with protests and the call for a law against jungle justice. The…"Jungle justice and the ripple effect of bad leadership"
As an African man I understand the need for a woman to accord a man his deserved respect as well as dignify and make him the head of the home. I understand our culture admonishes a woman to be totally submitted to her husband as a symbol of authority. But the hard truth is that most African men fail to understand that this should not be done at the expense of a woman’s own dreams…"The Hard truth African men need to be told."
So many times I wish I could speak up when I actually had a chance. However, there are times to keep shut and watch things pass by. But keeping silence in the face of abusive relationship can be more frustrating. Below are important times to break the silence in such a relationship. When you know you are right When you have an opinion, be confident enough to share. In such a relationship, you might not…"When to break the silence in an abusive relationship"
As we mark the international day of the girl-child today, we must reflect on the fact that the course of building the society starts from empowering the girl-child. She holds the magic wand to establishing ideal values and morals in the society. Just like her mother, the baton of care and character molding is passed to her at an early age. She bears this burden of responsibility right from her very first sphere of influence…"The girl-child and the building of a nation"
How do you steal a husband? Well, lace your lips with honey, dress to tease, sprawl on a warm bed, call out his name in ecstasy and voila! he is yours. The art of husband poaching is going mainstream and stories of aggrieved wives are quite commonplace in our tabloids mainstream radio shows. For a country that is deeply steeped in its patriarchal roots, reverse gender roles seem contradictory. I grew up with the clear…"When Single Women are loved and pampered by married Men"