IS HER ‘COOKIE’ A DETERMINANT OF HER WORTH?

MATILDA DIKIBO Some decades ago, the virginity of a woman was her worth and a determinant of her value. She was seen as a precious jewel by her rightfully wedded husband. The virginity of a woman is her pride and dignity. It's something that a woman should treasure and shouldn't let go just to anyone. …

POLICE IS YOUR FRIEND

Yubedee Pyamene Anokari Imagine stepping out of your house, kissing your wife and child — a toddler, goodbye, just before leaving for work, only to never return home again, forever. Never getting to see their faces anymore. Never getting to kiss your wife again, never getting to savour the hearty and loving smile of your …

RACHEL’S DIARY

Yubedee Pyamene Anokari What if I never fall in love again? what if my emotions have been dredged away by one too many deceit, heartbreak and disappointment? Only if Femi had been honest and sincere, I wouldn’t have met the devil. Just how wicked and ruthless could men be! All men are dogs and that …

RAPE: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?

Rape is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse or other forms of sexual penetration carried out against a person without that person's consent. The act may be carried out by physical force, coercion, abuse of authority, or against a person who is incapable of giving valid consent, such as one who is unconscious, incapacitated, has an intellectual disability or is below the legal age of …