Derogatory attitude towards rape victims in Nigeria

Folakemi

There are lots of success stories about home, Nigeria and sometimes it is enough to be grateful for how fortunate we are that we are able to survive amid all the atrocities around. People tell you that we have a lot to be grateful for so we should stop moaning and focus on all that is going well, that is true, we are happy and could pretend all is well even though girls the size of half of a village are still held captives under BH. What do we do though, when we try so hard to focus on the good news of our society but the bad news knock us back 20 steps down…

Speaking recently with a friend, he thought rape case in Nigeria is relatively new. Then I narrated the story of my friend’s sister who was gang raped in 1987 when she was in secondary school in my…

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