Linda went on a date with a friend she met on social media. After the date, she was invited to his house for drinks. Apparently, her drink was spiked and she woke up the next morning realising she had been drugged and raped. I sit with Kevwe and Temitope to talk about how Linda can heal from this trauma and move on from it. But is there something women can do to protect themselves from date rape? Watch the full video to find out.
Muslim Women under the Federation of Muslims Women Association of Nigeria (FOMWAN), Edo State Chapter have asked the Federal Government to enact laws through its various Legislative Organs that will amongst other stiff penalties execute or kill Rapists.
On April 10, a mutiny broke out in the n° 15 high-security penal colony in Angarsk, 5,000 kilometres east of Moscow. Brutal video footage from the riot was widely leaked on social media, in which inmates call for help. They claim they have slit their wrists to protest against what they call daily physical abuse and humiliation from their guards. The mutiny was followed by a bloody crackdown and since then, NGOs are concerned that several inmates have disappeared. They say the treatment of prisoners in this penal colony is not an isolated case in Russia.
In Celebration of International Women's Day, The Guardian Life sat with Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, one of many women deliberately impacting positively on other women. Her focus is on putting an end to sexual assault, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru is changing the status quo in present-day Nigeria through her organisation WARIF, the Women at Risk International Foundation.
How can we achieve an equal gender society in a world where social, cultural and traditional practices encourage the subjugation of women? As the globe marks International Women's Day, top fashion designer Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi and WARIF founder Kemi DaSilva-Ibru share their thoughts.