“Fistula has been a recurring challenge for us. The magnitude of the problem demands our participation,” he said. “And for the first time we are looking at community participation in perspective.”
The increasing rate of reported rape cases against minors in Nigeria is becoming alarming to the extent that not even toddlers are spared.
Some parents have unfortunately caused a lot of rift between siblings because of their inability to treat their wards equally.
The Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II, has added his voice to other prominent stakeholders’ to push for legislation mandating that girls remain in school up until they turn 18.
Most homes have a considerable number of glass surfaces and mirrors.
Hassana (surname withheld) was married off by her parents at the age of eleven to a man old enough to be her father’s elder brother at her village in the Northwest of Nigeria.
“I call on our imams to address this. It is a shame that the UN had to come and tell us how to look after our children. We are the ones to do it, and we should not wait for the UN.”