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‘On July 20, 2008, a body was spotted in Khajeri village and preliminary investigation revealed that she was Promila, who was five months pregnant then. The girl was brutally put to death by her very own father Jaswant and brother Sunil. Both sanitation workers, the accused apparently first strangulated Promila and then bludgeoned her with a stone. To mislead investigators, they poured acid on the deceased’s face and tore her clothes to indicate she was rape and then killed. However, medical reports nailed their lie and suggested she

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I don’t know about you, but paying mothers to attend ante-natal classes in a country like Nigeria that’s rife with intelligent and abundant human resource who all think corruption is the best form of making money, that finding ways to siphon money anyway possible is the status quo, doesn’t seem like the cleverest way to reduce maternal mortality.

Granted this idea makes quite a lot of sense. It’s worked in some countries with education and improving family planning and child spacing in India, but Nigeria isn’t India. Nigeria is …

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Considering the months of preparation prior to the actual event of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development: you know, the incalculable hours, days, months activists from fields spanning climate change, women’s rights, poverty alleviation and even religious institutions spent planning, deciding. The buzz of excitement from the lucky sods who could afford to attend the conference; the plastered smiles on faces of the unfortunates, like me, who could not attend due to “extenuating circumstances” and “previous engagement” one would think, or at the very least, have hoped that …

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Sometimes I ask myself questions : questions which are ever aching and proving stubborn to define or understand. I can’t recall the last time; a friend ,organization or social community discussed the affair of Youth Development via Sex Education and the threat it poses to Humanity and its affair.

In America there’s a flexible, progressive link for Sex development. Although not perfect but better than what we have here in Nigeria. At most case I have wondered why we are still in the loop hole ; a pit filled …

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125 million children around the globe are denied the rights to proper education, 70 % among them are girls. There are primarily African countries among 30 countries with the highest percentage of marriages before the age of 15.

Study has shown that education for girls and women has ripple effects within the family and across societies. Girls who have been educated are more likely to marry later in life, have smaller and healthier families, and have greater job prospects.

Take for instance when a girl in Nigeria receives 7 or …

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THE CRYING CHILD……., When I hear the cries of a child my step fails me my thoughts become disoriented all I hear is the child’s voice in my soul, screaming that something is wrong and pleading for help, please help me my mouth will soon deliver me from the turmoil inside of me as I ask ‘child what is wrong’, still my body and soul won’t let go, till I do something to stop the crying child.

It is our responsibilities to make sure that children in our environment …

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Sex education may be taught informally, such as when someone receives information from a conversation with a parent friend’s religious leader, or through the media. It may also be delivered through sex self-help authors, magazine advice columnists, sex columnists, or sex education web sites. Formal sex education occurs when schools or health care providers offer sex education. Slyer stated that sex education teaches the young person what he or she should know for his or her personal conduct and relationship with others. Gruenberg also stated that sex education is …

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There is no gender in art.  Creativity doesn’t select what sex an individual is in order for it to be expressed. Martha Graham, the American choreographer, described creativity as vitality, a life force, energy, a quickening that is translated through you into actions and because there is only one of you in all time; this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost. For the female in the visual arts, there is really no special treatment. You …