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Husband beats and stabs his wife in her private part after accusing her of cheating

A man named Victor Ojiaku has been arrested by the Nigerian police for allegedly beating his wife mercilessly and then stabbing her in her private part with a broken bottle after accusing her of sleeping with sleeping with a teenage boy who works for him. Ojiaku, an automobile parts dealer, attacked his wife, Faith Ojiaku, 27, a mother of three at their home in White Sand, Isheri-Osun in Lagos State last week....

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KEMEN OR SEMEN: The Blurred Line Between MOLESTATION AND CONSENT.

By Ceaf staff #KemenOrSEMEN                  MOLESTATION : According to Definition of Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another. When force is immediate, of short duration, or infrequent, it is called sexual assault. The offender is referred to as a sexual abuser or (often pejoratively) molester.                 CONSENT: permission for...

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Domestic Violence is Real: Scorn Wife pour boiling water on husband in Plateau State for marrying second wife

A young woman identified as one Hafsat on February 20th, allegedly poured boiling water on her husband because he married a second wife. Below is a report by a journalist with Unity FM. For marrying a second wife, this was what this young girl Hafsat did to her husband in Fill-in Ball area of Jos. Mubarak and Hafsat have been married for eight years after courting for six years. They have three children between...

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Photos: Woman whose hands were chopped off by husband because she couldn’t bear children, is pregnant for another man

The Kenyan woman who made news after her husband chopped off her hands because she could not bear him children, revealed that she is pregnant. See previous story here Ms Jackline Mwende told the Nation Kenya on Tuesday, that the father of her child is a close friend she was dating before the gruesome attack. She had conceived about three days before the attack, and she has not regrets for it because she...

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Update on our recent campaign and Press Release

Update on our recent campaign and Press Release Global statistics according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), reveal that about 1 in 3 (35%) of women worldwide have experienced either physical and/ or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner violence in their lifetime. These account for the major public health problems and violations of women’s human rights. Advocates for Youth, a 32-year-old...

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EXCLUSIVE AND GRAPHIC:Man cuts his wife’s body into pieces in Lagos.

The Lagos state police command have arrested 36 year old Sakiru Bello, pictured above, for dismembering his wife and mother of his three children, Sherifat Bello on February 13th. According to Vanguard, Sakiru told the police that he never intended to kill his ex-wife. “I called her on February 13th and she came to see me at home. Later, both of us went to the Island. It was on our way back that a commercial bus...

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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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