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    The 21st century woman and her role in national development

The 21st century woman and her role in national development

About 20 years or so ago, feminists and feminist scholars began to seriously engage with the idea of bringing men into the gender conversations. Since then, we have witnessed increased interest in the study of men and masculinity as a distinct category of social analysis; as well as a complement to the study of feminism and a pathway to forging [...]

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    Aisha Buhari: Women in military are psychologically oppressed

Aisha Buhari: Women in military are psychologically oppressed

Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, says the Nigerian armed forces has psychologically oppressed military women by limiting their participation in the fight against insecurity.She said this during the opening ceremony of the defence headquarters maiden annual conference on women peace and security at the National Defence College, Abuja, on Thursday.She said some of the challenges being faced by [...]

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    Study: A third of women only date men because of the free food

Study: A third of women only date men because of the free food

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    Contraceptives do not increase risk of contracting HIV, says study

Contraceptives do not increase risk of contracting HIV, says study

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    Why Boko Haram deploys lots of women suicide bombers

Why Boko Haram deploys lots of women suicide bombers

BY Jordan N Galehan Women have participated in political violence consistently over time. In more recent decades the suicide bomber role has become the predominant operational role for women to engage in. This is reflected in groups like the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, the Chechen Black Widows, and the Iraqi-affiliated movements, such as Al-Qaeda and the Islamic State.This is true [...]

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    Study: Sleeping with TV light on could increase obesity risks in women

Study: Sleeping with TV light on could increase obesity risks in women

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    Poll: Guys, should she keep her maiden name after marriage?

Poll: Guys, should she keep her maiden name after marriage?

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    ‘Being a woman is hard’ — Simi speaks against societal bias

‘Being a woman is hard’ — Simi speaks against societal bias

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    Abuja residents: Police frustrating our plan to protest violence against women

Abuja residents: Police frustrating our plan to protest violence against women

Some residents of Abuja have accused the federal capital territory (FCT) police command of frustrating their plan to protest the violence against women. In a statement on Thursday, the group said twice, the police command rejected their letter for a proposed march against what they term violence against women in Abuja. Some of the women arrested during raids conducted by the [...]

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    Should men be charged for masturbation?

Should men be charged for masturbation?

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    Group seeks active participation of women in leadership roles

Group seeks active participation of women in leadership roles

A group has launched the campaign for active participation of women in leadership roles in Nigeria.The campaign was  flagged off at the maiden edition of Young Women in Leadership programme in Abuja.The programme was initiated by Stephanie Adams of the Premium Times Centre of Investigative Journalism (PTCIJ).Adams said the Young Women in Leadership programme was designed as a forum for young [...]

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    ‘I won’t put you in the other room’ — Atiku begs women for support

‘I won’t put you in the other room’ — Atiku begs women for support

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says his government will not relegate women to the bedroom if elected.Atiku said this on Friday at a women’s conference in Abuja while soliciting support for the presidential election.The PDP candidate said 35 percent of the appointment slots in his government will be given to women, adding that women’s lines [...]

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    Seven fashion tips for hijab-wearing women

Seven fashion tips for hijab-wearing women

For Muslim women, the hijab is beyond a piece of clothing — it is a divine instruction. [...]

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    2019: PDP appoints communications consultant on women engagement

2019: PDP appoints communications consultant on women engagement

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has appointed Nkiru Balonwu, a managing partner at RDF, a communications and stakeholder engagement consultancy, to engage Nigerian women ahead of the 2019 election. According to the party, the move underscores the seriousness of the PDP at approaching the 2019 presidential campaign from an issues-based perspective.Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the PDP, had said his cabinet [...]

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    VIDEO: Kamalu, Liman, Ofodile… air force showcases the unsung Nigerian ‘women of war’

VIDEO: Kamalu, Liman, Ofodile… air force showcases the unsung Nigerian ‘women of war’

The saying, "what a man can do, a woman can do better", is perhaps, not be better demonstrated than in a video showing female officers of the Nigerian air force (NAF) doing what they know how to do best.The video, released by Ibikunle Daramola, director of public relations information, NAF, documents the increasing active participation of female officers in various [...]

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    Atiku: My policy document is ready… 40% of my cabinet will be women, youth

Atiku: My policy document is ready… 40% of my cabinet will be women, youth

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says 40 percent of his cabinet will be made up of women and youths.The former vice-president said his policy document for Nigeria, if he wins the 2019 election, is ready.He added that Nigeria became the world headquarter for poverty under incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari."Nigeria under Buhari is now the [...]

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