International Day of the Girl Child is an international observance day declared by the United Nations, it is also called the Day of Girls. The observation supports more opportunities for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based on their gender. This inequality includes areas such as access to education, nutrition, legal rights, medical care... Read More
Over the years HIV interventions have been directed towards ending the mother to child transmission and other general populations. These interventions have performed wonderfully well in the reduction of the HIV prevalence rate in the general population. Recently, there is a rise in the prevalence rate of infection among key populations neglected by previous intervention. This rise could affect... Read More
Being aware of our socio-cultural and religious diversities and yet united as a country has always made me proud. Unfortunately these diversities are becoming more complex and instead of the beauty in the variety, some people’s lives and wellbeing are threaten and suddenly my Nigeria is turning into one of the most unsafe places to live on earth.
Even when... Read More
One of the most followed series of all times just ended couple of months ago, Game of Thrones centered on the battle of power that surrounds the Iron Throne. The movie first presented the fearless Bran at age 11 with a dream to become a brave and fearless knight, and yes we all looked forward to seeing that. Until... Read More
Values are important and lasting beliefs or ideals shared by members of a culture about what is good or bad and desirable or undesirable. Values have major influence on a person’s behavior and attitude and serve as broad guidelines in all situations.
Couple of weeks ago, I took part in values clarification exercise which helped me in realizing some of... Read More
In Nigeria, informal providers in the private healthcare sector, and in particular owner-operated drug shops called Patent and Proprietary Medicine Vendors (PPMVs), are an important source of health care. PPMVs are located close to communities and are often the first source of care for family planning. On 22nd of June 2019 the International Centre for Sexual Reproductive Rights implemented... Read More
Growing up, my favorite words were "God is Love" and I've been wondering why our own religious leaders preach to promote hate and violence among the children of God on the basis of love, and why the government that vowed to protect all citizens, ensure peace and prosperity instead develop policies and laws that promote hate, discrimination and violence... Read More
I remember 13years ago when
I use to captain my school's football team, I was so good I only trained with
the male team. And then one day we had a tough match with a science school
female football team, fortunately, close to the end of the match, my school got
a penalty and as the captain and best player, my coach confidently... Read More
Sound values are very essential for peace of the society and the wellbeing of its citizens. When moral decadence has permeated the entire society, it is a cause for concern. It calls for immediate, sustained intervention. Any procrastination to commence a repair and rebuilding of sound values in such a case, only permits the society to spiral into the abyss of... Read More
Sound values are very essential for peace of the society and the wellbeing of its citizens. When moral decadence has permeated the entire society, it is a cause for concern. It calls for immediate, sustained intervention. Any procrastination to commence a repair and rebuilding of sound values in such a case, only permits the society to spiral into the... Read More