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Against Arranged Marriaged

By Damilola Ojomu Ceaf staff           I have heard series of stories about parent arranging marriage for their children, few of the arranged marriage are really successful   but others  later end up in divorce or even live separately which shows that the system is a tough one and not advisable.          There so many dangers attached to this system and trust me it is never a good idea for parent to arrange...

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Stop Sexual Assualt

          By  Damilola Ojomu  CEAF STAFF              Sexual assault is something that is  increasing day by day, women are sexually assaulted by their legally married husband at home, this are also seen in among our teenagers. Our women are not secure anymore and are  been preyed on just because they are weak and unable to protect them self.              Married women at home face this at  from their so called...

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Stop Calling It Domestic Violence. It’s Intimate Terrorism.

What You Need to Know Right Now About Domestic Violence Domestic violence doesn’t only happen at home. It spills into the places we take for granted as safe—schools, stores, salons, or any workplace. Cosmopolitan investigates how relationship violence puts us all at risk…and how the protective orders intended to give us peace of mind sometimes aren’t worth the paper they’re written on. BY RALPH BLUMENTHAL June...

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments
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Abusive Relationships

The beginning of the end started with a pointed finger jabbed into Rita’s shoulder. It was just forceful enough to knock her off balance and leave a slight bruise … but not a huge deal, right? Wrong! Rita had been dating Mitch for a year and a half. The Dallas couple had begun their relationship with strong attraction, intense feelings, and high expectations. Mitch was a guy his friends would describe as “high...

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments
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Women are forced to respect tradition at their detriment – Odumakin –

BY EBUN SESSOU Two out of three women in Nigeria are subject to domestic violence in their homes. Domestic violence affects all social groups and can consist of physical, sexual and psychological abuse. In this interview, human right activist, Dr. Joe Odumakin explains that although men can also be affected by domestic violence, but in most cases women are always at the receiving end of domestic violence....

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments
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Am I in an Abusive Relationship? 17 Sure Signs!

By Elizabeth Arthur Are you being abused without even realizing it? Use these self reflecting signs to find the answer to your question, ‘Am I in an abusive relationship?’ You love your partner. And your partner loves you. And the world’s a beautiful place. But what do you do when abuse finds a way to seep into your romance? Of course, as humans, we won’t be sitting ducks just waiting to be abused by someone...

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments
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Domestic Violence: The Problem Pervading Nigeria

Institutions that fail to support victims and laws that protect perpetrators contribute to widespread domestic violence. Between half and two thirds of Nigerian women are subject to domestic violence in their homes. Domestic violence affects all social groups and can consist of physical, sexual and psychological abuse. Although men can also be affected by domestic violence, women suffer disproportionately. This...

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments
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15 Signs You’re In An Abusive Relationship

If you or someone you love identifies with these signs, it may be time to escape. Women don’t plan to enter into abusive relationships. In fact, many women who have escaped abusive relationships swear to themselves that they will never get into another one, just to find themselves in another one. Sadly, it takes an average of five to seven acts of violence before a woman leaves her abuser. So, why not plan to...

January 05, 2017 by Paul Thomson 0 Comments Tags: abusive marriage
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How I Met My Abusive Husband” – One Woman’s True Life Domestic Violence Story

My name is Omalinze Okonkwo. I am a 33 year old Nigerian woman, who fled to the US to get away from a violently abusive husband/marriage. It had been hell, pretty much from day one of our 10 year marriage, with lots of hospitalizations and two separations in between. And it was ALL forms of abuse, from physical to emotional to psychological to mental to financial. This is the story of how I left, it was not and...

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GRAPHIC:Man allegedly Murdered his wife with ACID in Anambra

I always include these graphic photos because it gives the stories more life..you know the say seeing is believing, but this particular photo is horrible. I’d advice you not to look at it, but first the story. A 33 year old man is on the run after murdering his wife with acid. On Friday October 11th, a man named Sunday Eze from Obiofia Nnewichi Nnewi in Anambra State, went to his father-in-law’s...

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