Nigeria: Activists Dance in Demand for Female Condom

Nigeria: Activists Dance in Demand for Female Condom

Chukwudi Nweje – ALLAfrica via Daily Independent  – Tuesday September, 23, 2014 (originally published 22 Sept) Women’s reproductive health rights are a subject not many people want to discuss. For cultural and religious reasons, the topic is often treated as a taboo and not to be spoken about not even by the women. However, it […]

Williams sisters promote [Nigeria] women’s rights

Williams sisters promote [Nigeria] women’s rights

Aljazeera – Tuesday, 30 October 2012 Serena and Venus Williams travel to Nigeria to fight gender disparity while the men’s season nears its conclusion. Gender disparity is an acute problem in Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country of roughly 160 million people, with the most glaring divides existing in the mainly Muslim north. Worldwide, Nigeria ranks […]

Polygamous wives show fleeting liberation in Cameroon documentary

Polygamous wives show fleeting liberation in Cameroon documentary

Jack David Eller – WNN Reviews In a groundbreaking 2004 study of gender and culture, “Women of the Forest,” book authors Yolanda and Robert Murphy importantly and controversially argue that the apparent subjugation of women in Mundurucu society is not so much subjugation as separation; Women were not so much inferior to men as independent […]