REPORT OF THE DRUG ABUSE CAMPAIGN

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On Wednesday 23rd January, 2019, a Drug Abuse Campaign was carried out in line with the National Drug and Alcohol Fact Week (NDAFW). This was pioneered by Food and Genes Initiatives as part of its Drug Abuse Youth Sensitization (365 Days), of which One Voice Initiative for Women and Children Emancipation was a partner and […]

THE LAST MINUTE

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  Danladi struggled the rough paper out of the pocket of his green khaki shorts; the pen ink was already fading as he made futile efforts to scribble something. His breath was seizing, so, he put the paper aside; his hands, shaking and dripping with blood, holding on to the bullet wound. He croaked “I […]

ZERO TOLERANCE? YES.

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5 KEY FACTS FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) is a violation of human rights of women and children. According to WHO, more than 200 million girls and women alive today have been cut in 30 countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where FGM is concentrated. It is mostly carried out in young girls from […]

You have glioblastoma

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You have glioblastoma… The words sounded in the head like the town-crier’s gong from the mother’s village. My heart dropped and it was as though whole world just collapsed. What? How? Why? So many questions and thoughts ran through my mind unchecked. How can I have this diagnosis at the summer of my life; I […]

WOES OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

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Permit me to define mutilation according to the Merriam Webster dictionary as ‘to cause severe damage to the body’. Now, that was just to make us understand the gravity of what we’re discussing today. World Health Organisation defines FGM as all procedures which involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia, injury to […]

Towards An Able Future

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Our women and children needs to be emancipated from all that threatens their well-being in this world. Our women needs to be conscious of themselves so that they can raise children, adequately emancipated from the troubles of childhood and teen age. Our children need to be taught about the dangers of unhealthy living. Formal education […]

THAT GIRL CHILD EDUCATION

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THAT GIRL CHILD EDUCATION The success story of each and every of Sewa’s close childhood friend reads, “Thanks to Sewa, without whom I would not be where I am today.” This story makes us to ask, who is Sewa, what did she do? Where is Sewa today? And what could have happened to her? Sewa […]