Tag: Women

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When women were created they were entrusted with a sixth sense to be used only during trying times. This is a whole package that is placed in different places. We overthink, criticize, undress, analyse, zoom in and out of situations still trying to find the best angle.

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The word ‘abortion’ already has a stigma to it, and for no good reason, if you ask me, just like condoms, it is a birth control measure. Those who are against abortions; and there are millions; make it seem as if women would be strolling into clinics to get abortions, but that is not the case.

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Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish and achieve political, economic, personal and social equality of sexes. This include seeking to establish educational and professional opportunities for women that are equal to those of men.

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Why treat your son in a different way than you treat your daughter? Why does he get to have more pocket money? Or get to further his education and go for a masters degree,?but your once your daughter earns a bachelor’s degree, you are all hands off, the next questions is, Don’t you think you should be looking to settle down and have children? Who says it has to be that way? My father has always been someone I admire.

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It bust wide open and Temitayo’s Mum asked, “Temi, who are you talking to?” He smiled. “My…” The 16 year old looked left and right for his friends but no one was there and the sudden realization he was alone put a frown on his face. “…self.”

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First of all, my breasts are huge. None of my regular bras can quite capture them in their entirety anymore, and the discerning observer can notice this struggle going on underneath my top. There’s that annoying side boob spillage plus the bra lines are clearly marked now no matter what I’m wearing.

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Human sexuality has always been an interesting part of our existence. In recent times, it has become a norm to hear young Nigerian men and women declare their sexuality as sapiosexual—attracted to or sexually aroused by intelligence and its use. When critically analysed, however, are we really sapiosexual? According to a friend, most Nigerian men aren’t…

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Sometimes words are just noise. Long rambling diatribes often lose their potency when an audience is not given a point of focus, sometimes a beautiful face or a scenic backdrop or the skill of the person delivering the words. But sometimes in film, less is more. Audiences don’t need to be motivated by bright costumes…

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About Three weeks ago, I read Mona Elthahawy’s chilling book, – ‘Headscarves and Hymens’. It’s an expose of the status and realities of Arab women in their own homelands, chronicling how a mix of culture and religion has, for donkey years succeeded in firmly entrenching women as second class citizens. I’d recommend the book to…

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Somewhere in Nigeria, a girl will be pinned down and a part of her flesh will be cut off, while she is conscious, in pain and wailing. This would be done to her by older women who have likely gone through the same process, they would claim it is for her own good, it would…

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Good morning to all the brothers who know how to slay in the kitchen! I’ve always been an excellent cook. Proudly! Mum taught me well and I grabbed. Market trips is nothing new; I’ve been doing that since I was a boy. It’s the reason why I can’t be cheated by traders; I’ve learnt the…

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“We need to work on this, work on our marriage” He heard her say as he tucked his children in bed, pulling the covers over their small bodies. He remained silent… He had nothing to say. “James, are you even listening?” she asked strictly, in a tone of voice that usually made his back straighten,…