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Global Campaign Against Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo movement against sexual harassment of women took off in reaction to the sexual assault revelations against the Hollywood film director, Harvey Weinstein....

Domestic Abuse in Nigeria

‘We are brought up to think suffering this violence is OK’ Domestic violence, widespread sexual harassment and abuse are serious problems in Nigeria. One government...

Legalisation of Abortion Would Reduce Suffering

The right for a woman to control her own body should be a fundamental human right.  Every woman should be able to control her...

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...

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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A Critique of Ethnoreligious Fundamentalism and Ideologies of Secessionist Groups in...

Ethnoreligious fundamentalism and separatist ideas have once again been brought to the forerunner of political discourse.  There is an increasing demand for restructuring and...

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The 1989 Anti-SAP Revolt

In 1989, thousands rose in protest against the IMF and World Bank-inspired Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP). This supported the lavish lifestyles of corrupt government...