WOMEN

It is a Woman’s Right to Control Her Own Body!

In January of this year, some five million women took to the streets in 673 marches across the world.  These women marched against Trump...

Capitalism and the “private family”

The peasant family, which existed before colonialism across most of Nigeria, was a productive unit. Men were heads of the household, but women and...

History of Women’s Oppression

Women’s oppression is the most deeply entrenched oppression. It is seen as biological, psychological, universal and age-old. This view impacts on how we understand...

We Should All Be Feminists

“I would like to ask that we begin to dream about and plan for a different world. A fairer world. World of happier men...

2016 International Women’s Day: a Pledge for Parity

This year International Women’s Day was celebrated at Federal Might House, Gudu, the Federal Capital Territory Secretariat of the Nigeria Civil Service Union (NCSU). The...

What does the Ese Oruru case say about Women’s Rights?

The case of Ese Oruru is a tragedy for this young woman, but also indicative of the position of many women in our society...

Women and Peace

by Josephine Alabi Many women (like most men) in any organization, union, home, community and in the society at large are peacemakers. Poor and working...

Union Women Mark Women’s Day

and demand the reinstatement of Jimena Lopez by Lola Akinlosotu Women members of affiliates of both the Nigeria Labour Congress and Trade Union Congress commemorated the...

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Nigerian workers, minimum wage and capitalism

The amount determined as a minimum wage has political, economic and social importance. Minimum wages are not simply products of negotiation. There are many...

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THE MIDWIVES SERVICE SCHEME IN NIGERIA: A CASE OF A TEMPORARRY...

by Deke Abi-Badru Maternal and child mortality has remained very high in Nigeria despite the efforts aimed at reducing the incidences, and generally improve maternal...