Tag: Girls

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1 in 4 girls, 1 in 10 boys abused in Lagos before age 18 — Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Justice, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo has claimed that one out of four girls and one out of 10 boys in the state will be abused before attaining the age of 18. Onigbanjo, who is Chairman, Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT), said this[Read More…]

Girls Used As ‘Human Bombs’, According To Global Child Soldier Index

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Children were used to fight in at least 18 conflicts since 2016 – including as ‘human bombs’ – despite a global ban on the use of children in war, a database showed on Wednesday. Child soldiers were used in Syria, Libya, Nigeria and Colombia – all[Read More…]

“Forget Being Likeable” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Tells Young Girls

FORGET about being likeable. That’s the advice from feminist author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, who asserts that the desire to be liked by her peers can impede a woman’s ability to be her true self. “I think that what our society teaches young girls, and I think it’s also something that’s[Read More…]

16 Women And Girls Abducted In Adamawa By Boko Haram Terrorists

No fewer than 14 women and 2 girls were abducted by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram insurgents in Sabongari Madagali, in Madagali Local Government of Adamawa state, Thursday, locals and Police sources say according to this reports.. The women who were said to be in company of two local vigilante[Read More…]

Boko Haram Earlier Today Attacked Army Chiefs Home Town, Abducts Unaccounted Number Of Girls

At least seven persons were killed and an unspecified number of teenage girls abducted in Bam Village, about seven kilometers away from Buratai village, the home town of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, on Sunday during an attack by the terrorist group, Boko Haram. A resident[Read More…]