Saturday, March 28, 2020

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    Study looks into why female mammals live longer than males

Study looks into why female mammals live longer than males

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    Women and girls ‘bear most of the brunt of violence’

Women and girls ‘bear most of the brunt of violence’

Bridget  Osakwe, national coordinator, West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP), say women and girls bear most of the brunt of violence, yet are excluded in the peace-building and conflict resolution processes. Osakwe said this during a consultative meeting on countering violent extremism in the north-east organised by WANEP in conjunction with The Norwegian Agency for Development and Cooperation (NORAD). She said in the [...]

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    Sola Sobowale: Nigeria looks like dumping ground… children can’t speak our language

Sola Sobowale: Nigeria looks like dumping ground… children can’t speak our language

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    Study: 11 reasons why some women might not have orgasms

Study: 11 reasons why some women might not have orgasms

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    Women are good managers of resources, says Amaechi

Women are good managers of resources, says Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister for transportation, says women should be given more empowerment opportunities as they are good managers of resources. Amaechi spoke during the empowerment of women and youth programme in Rivers state by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) and the office of the minister of state for labour and employment. He expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for the initiative [...]

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    Red wine, dark chocolate can help correct hormonal imbalance in women

Red wine, dark chocolate can help correct hormonal imbalance in women

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    Aig-Imoukhuede: Government alone can’t tackle poverty

Aig-Imoukhuede: Government alone can’t tackle poverty

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, vice chairman of Global Citizen Nigeria, says individuals and private sector need to assist the government to tackle poverty. Speaking at a policy forum held in Lagos, Aig-Imoukhuede asked people to come together and fight poverty. “The government alone cannot deliver the resources we need to win the fight against extreme poverty," he said. "We must create multiple entry points to [...]

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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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