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Hey guys, I’m back with my second edition of my story this goes to all the parents all around the world…

…..wait this is also for everyone, we will all become parents one day won’t we?

Growing up was silent and painful for me, I hated times when we were on holidays, we had no one to keep my junior sister and I company while everyone left for work. We were left alone under the care of a family friend who lived with us for over four years starting …

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In commemorating the international Youth day 2013, the UN Secretary General Banki Moon had an interactive forum with young people from five (5) countries representing the five different continents in the world. The countries include Nigeria, Brazil, Brussels, India, Lebanon and America. On the 5th of August, twenty five (25) young people representing Nigeria convened at the UN house in Nigeria to discuss issues on Better health care services with the UN secretary general. Questions were asked from different countries and also from Nigeria which was “what can …

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Why the breast is important to men.

Breastfeeding protects babies

  1. Early breast milk – Known as liquid gold, colostrum (coh-LOSS-trum) is the yellow thick first milk from the breast that babies suck just after birth, produced during pregnancy. This milk is very rich in nutrients and antibodies to protect your baby. Although your baby only gets a small amount of colostrum at each feeding, it matches the amount his or her tiny stomach can hold. (Visit How to know your baby is getting enough milk to see just how

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When you empower women you empower a nation; when you destroy women, you destroy a nation.”

Over the past weekend, the Nigerian media has been abuzz over the debate of underage marriage being passed into law, which many consider as the legalization of child abuse. Never since the fuel subsidy protest has any other issue in Nigeria had so many outcries from the people.

Nigerians, this is your time to speak up, air your views. Should under aged children be given away in marriage? Don’t sit back and point …

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The National population commission celebrated the world population day today and the theme this year was ‘ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY’ which took place at Rock view Hotel. I was excited at the fact that issues on adolescent pregnancy was discussed even though there were not much adolescents there, but today, I got to realize that parents hold a very important and vital role in the lives of their children, not only in the aspect of education, feeding, financing or clothing but also in the aspect of parent – child …

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I was excited when I listened passionately to how the policy makers deliberated on issues and also listened to what people had to contribute to the Bill on the HIV/AIDS Anti Stigmatization and discrimination bill at the National Assembly. The essence of the public hearing was to analyze the content of the Anti-Stigma Bill and to make specific recommendations that will cover a wider group of people living with and effected by HIV in Nigeria. Based on the content of the HIV/AIDS Anti-Stigma bill, Stigma and Discrimination was only …

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I write about issues that people hardly worry about: Health, Politics, Media, Kids, Entertainment, Poetry, and unusual stories.

Keep yourself informed, entertained and educated.

Step 1

Begin by looking at your breasts in the mirror with your shoulders straight and your arms on your hips.

Here’s what you should look for:

  • Breasts that are their usual size, shape, and color.
  • Breasts that are evenly shaped without visible distortion or swelling.

If you see any of the following changes, bring it to your doctor’s attention:

  • Dimpling, puckering, or bulging of

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So far So good. The International Youth Speak Out(IYSO) advocacy training was a BLAST!!!  Getting to know more about how I can use the new media to make a change and pass on knowledgeable, reasonable, information, and ideas by Kikelomo Taiwo (Kiki). It was very inspiring to hear from her and she did change my perspective towards how to maximize new media.

I also got a clearer understanding about Advocacy. For example, I learned that, “Advocacy is an ongoing process aimed at attitudinal change, actions,policies, and laws by influencing …

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Am a teen, so what,

Truth is, am happy am a teen,

But even at that,

Some say I am beautiful (I agree)

They say am smart (well that’s me)

Others say am intelligent (got that from my dad)

They say am gorgeous (you need to see my mum)

Others say am the future that I have the world to save (what an enormous responsibility)

Well the good thing is am a teen and I’m not kidding around.

I need an answer. Why should I be given the role …

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Hmmmm…..

Last week my friend told about the changes she noticed in her body her mum wouldn’t tell her why she had those little changes she came over to my house and I told her to go to a youth friendly service center but she bluntly refused I was so shocked and asked her why, she told me that the service providers are not friendly people and that after the first time she went there she swore she won’t go there anymore.

Common guys our youth friendly services shouldn’t …

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Gender base violence doesn’t exist?

 

 

Women cannot achieve gender equality and sexual and reproductive health without the cooperation and participation of men. It is men who usually decide on the number and variety of sexual relationships, timing and frequency of sexual activity and use of contraceptives, sometimes through coercion or violence. The ‘feminization’ of the AIDS pandemic is a sad reminder that in many places women do not have the power to protect their own health. Why should they be controlled by the opposite sex? Whoever said …

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You hurriedly clicked to find out what this topic was talking about right? Lol

Before you close page, WAIT!!!!!

If you are between the ages of 15 – 35, I’m here to talk about your health. It won’t hurt to scroll down and find out what you may never know is silently killing you as a young person.

Knowledge is power. This article might save your life.

How healthy are you? Do you have a healthy diet? Do you exercise regularly? Do you drink at least 8 glasses of …

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Nillima was only thirteen years old when she started menstruating. Her father then couldn’t cope with the fact that she was fast growing and needed to spend more money to keep up with her needs as an adolescent. It came to the thought of Nillima’s father that giving her away would reduce the financial burden and also bring in some money for him. Abu, Nillima’s to be husband was a herdsman and had more money to take care of her, he thought. On this faithful day Nillima sat in …

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contraceptives are deliberate ways of preventing pregnancies with the use of condoms,birth control pills,vaginal ring etc.
In most countries these tools are not available for usage which results to improper family planing especially when they are not financially stable.…