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Man rapes 9-year-old girl to death

Man rapes 9-year-old girl to death

BY EMMA UNA CALABAR — A 20-year-old man, Chijioke Nwakor, from Aniocha Local Government Area of Anambra State is now in Police custody for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl to death. The  suspect who is currently detained at the  Criminal… Read more »

Purported Taliban letter: The ‘sword’ of Malala’s criticism led to her shooting

Purported Taliban letter: The ‘sword’ of Malala’s criticism led to her shooting

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — In a letter to a Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head on her way home from school, a senior Taliban commander purportedly tells her that she was targeted not because she advocated education for all girls, but… Read more »

70-Year-Old Saudi Man Divorces His 15-Year-Old Wife

70-Year-Old Saudi Man Divorces His 15-Year-Old Wife

Recently, a 15-year-old girl ran away from her 70-year-old husband’s house in Saudi Arabia. The man said that he paid a $20,000 dowry, but was gypped when the girl’s parents took the girl back. Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission said… Read more »

Will Afghan women bear brunt of international pullout?

Will Afghan women bear brunt of international pullout?

By Mick Krever and Juliet Fuisz, CNN Afghan politicians are already preparing themselves for a less-progressive country once international forces pull out, a female Afghan parliamentarian told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday. “They are preparing themselves for a new situation,… Read more »

Lover Set Pregnant Girlfriend On Fire Over False Accusation

Lover Set Pregnant Girlfriend On Fire Over False Accusation

Until June 23, not many could have suspected that all was not well between Emeka Agu, 28, and his pregnant girlfriend, Miss Bidemi Akinsolufe. That night, disaster struck in their home in Ayobo area of Lagos, as Emeka allegedly set… Read more »

Woman Roasts 7-Yr-Old Step-Son’s Hand For Adding Disinfectant Into His Bath Water

Woman Roasts 7-Yr-Old Step-Son’s Hand For Adding Disinfectant Into His Bath Water

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a woman, Mrs Aminot Otun, for roasting the right hand of her seven-year-old step-son,  Awwal Otun, last Thursday. Awwal’s hand was allegedly roasted for adding drops of liquid disinfectant to his bath water…. Read more »

Malala Yousafzai speech in full

Malala Yousafzai speech in full

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From Project Alert:Signs You Are Dating An Abusive Man…

From Project Alert:Signs You Are Dating An Abusive Man…

Hi Stella, My name is Ngozi ****** the Programme Assistant on Social Media Advocacy with Project Alert on Violence Against Women, an organization that promotes and protects the rights of women and young girls and renders practical support to female… Read more »

Ohio kidnap victims say thank you

Ohio kidnap victims say thank you

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three women held captive in a Cleveland home for a decade issued a YouTube video Monday night in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that is allowing them to restart their lives…. Read more »

The misconception of Gender roles

The misconception of Gender roles

I think many of us have a false concept of gender roles in terms of the function of mothers and fathers in an economy. It is not the specific occupation that defines a gender. It is the specific function of… Read more »

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