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 […]

9-Weeks Skill Acquisition Programme at Children of Promise Ministries Orphanage Home, Ibadan

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In partnership with Dare To Be Different Initiative, One Voice Initiative for Women and Children Emancipation organized a Four-Month skill training for Children at the Children of Promise Ministries where the children were taught 3 different core skills and given a hand book on one other skill. The four skills being; Interior Decoration handled by […]

ONE VOICE INITIATIVE FOR WOMEN AND CHILD EMANCIPATION (OVIWCE) OSUN STATE REPORT ON PREVALENCE OF FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION (FGM) IN THE STATE

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) or circumcision of female external genitals is simply the cutting or removal of the parts of the female external genitalia (labia majora, labia minora, clitoris, et cetera), depending on the type of FGM. Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “all procedures that involve partial […]

A Deep Look into Adolescent Sexual Health and Rights (ASHR) 

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Speaking from the layman’s standpoint, “sexual health” is simply having a good sex life. Though it’s part of it, but it’s just a superficial portion of the real deal.  A good sexual health entails “maintaining good health conditions, psychological state and healthy relationships” while having a good sexual life. According to the “World Health Organisation”, […]

Autism Spectrum Disorder 

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Some of us have heard of the term but still don’t know what exactly it entails. To start with, autism spectrum disorder is a range of conditions classified as neurodevelopmental disorders. It is characterized by problems in communication and social interaction and also, restricted, repetitive patterns of behavior, interests or activities. This is to say […]