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Female Development and Style

Abortion Story – Anonymous submission. Ep 5

In today’s Abortion story, we have a 30-year old that regrets her abortion and wishes she had told her family about it. 1. Why did you decide that you were going to get an abortion? I was too afraid, afraid of what my family would say, I was still in school and I found out few weeks before a major…

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Being a Nigerian Lady that Might Not Want Children

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Over time, I have been saying I am not sure I want children.

You know how people have certain expectations of you when you are a Nigerian lady, submissiveness and all that marry on time and give birth thing.

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Are Feminists Fake For Not Proposing To Their Partners?

I was reading one of the most amazing Essay I’ve read that was authored by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie titled Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen suggestions. This book was a letter in response to a friend of Chimamanda who asked how to raise her daughter, Feminist.  I learned so much from this book that I will be breaking down some lessons in upcoming blog posts, today’s focus is on marriage proposals.

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Things Men Should Know About The 21st Century Woman

I always come across a lot of articles on what men need, what women need to know about men, how to act around men and all of those while I see very few articles for men about women, most of which are misleading and/or insulting to the 21st-century woman. Here are a couple of things men need to know about the 21st -century women in no particular order. Ladies, please feel free to add yours in the comment section below.

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Discussing An Under-reported Torture To Girls – Breast Ironing

I wish we didn’t live in a world where girls have to physically and psychologically abused to feel safe and still not be safe.

Breast Ironing/ flattening is self-explanatory really, it is the ironing or flattening of the girl child’s breast by pounding and massaging of a girl’s breasts, using hard or heated objects, to try to make them stop developing or disappear.

This barbaric act is mostly carried out by their mothers, aunties, sisters, grandmothers and even nurses.

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Effects of lack of sanitary towels on Nigerian girls

Nigerian girls without sanitary towels

I came across a tweet on Twitter. it was centered on sanitary towels being free. The twitter user made the statement that

“Saying pads should be free because it’s not a choice to menstruate is like saying food should be free because it’s not a choice to feed”

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Society And Women’s Sexuality; How it’s seen, Effects & Reality

Women sexuality

I’ve been hoping that a day will come when we will talk about the objectification of women, women’s sexuality, how the society sees sexually active women as sluts, how women are made to shrink their sexual desires to be seen as women. We will talk about it, I will talk about it and that day is today.

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Want a thriving Vagina? Here are the 3 things you must know about the Vagina

I am one of the girls you meet and do not mind throwing and using the word Vagina a lot, we talk about sex generally so we can as well talk about the Vagina thriving.

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