Tag: womanhood

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I am going to start this article with a bold claim: being born a woman in Nigeria is a grave crime; therefore, every Nigerian woman is considered and treated like a criminal. The first crime the Nigerian woman commits is to be born in the first place and society never lets her forget that. As…

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Mary Adebayo was still on the floor of the sitting room when the paramedics and policemen arrived her apartment. She had obviously not moved from that position since she called the emergency unit about her husband’s heart attack. Yemi Adebayo, was in her arms; and they were both stark naked. She looked like she had seen…

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I think the most important gift we have been given, is the entity we embody – we are females. Nurturing creatures eager to offer a voice of comfort, a hand of strength, a sanctuary to silence defeat – we carry strength in compassion, we share tears in empathy, we offer words filled with wisdom. One…