Dear Reader, Before you dive in, I want to make something clear: while this might seem like a complete article, it’s not. That was why it sat in my notepad for months. You will never get the full picture of the damage caused by child marriage through words alone. The truth is: no article can …

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by Adedoyin Ajayi The will to live, to subsist is perhaps one of the strongest desires in mankind. The world population totaled eight billion in November 2022, and is projected to peak at over ten billion in mid-2080s. This astronomical rise is staggering, considering the world figure was a mere 2.5 billion in 1950. Rising …

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by Ruhamah Ifere As a young woman, I have been greatly inspired by three Nigerian SHEroes who fought gallantly for the rights of women, regardless of the opposition they faced. They each took up the responsibility for enabling other women and girls to achieve a shared purpose – Women’s voting rights, freedom from illegal tax, …

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by Similoluwa Ifedayo “Is this how you will be doing in your husband’s house?” One of the most widely debated and deeply entrenched topics on social media in Nigeria is the place of a woman. As a young Nigerian woman, it’s rare to go through a week without encountering a thread and trend on social …

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by Lillian Efobi Military humanitarian intervention to protect the fundamental human rights of the citizens of another state, has become increasingly prominent in debates about the role of ethics in international affairs. Ethical objections to such intervention focus on two issues in particular: the violation of national sovereignty and the use of armed force with …

Ethical Dilemmas of Trusting and Intervening in Conflicts Read More »

by Samara Ali It’s the beginning of March 2020, and amid the excitement of a mundane school break, children are directed to gather for a school-wide assembly. “You are all requested to return to your homes until further notice. Your school schedule and study materials will be communicated to you in due course,” announced the …

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by Amelia Mitchell Bleary eyed and half asleep, I reluctantly stumbled out of bed and began my preparations for an important day. It was April 25, Anzac Day, and as an Australian Air Force Cadet I was anxious not to be late for my local town’s Dawn Service. In Australia and New Zealand Anzac Day …

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by Sylvester Stephen Mtenga Graphic designed by Freepik Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as defined by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a measure of the monetary value of final goods and services produced in a country in a given period of time. It counts all of the output generated within the borders of a country. …

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Written by Adedoyin Ajayi In commemoration of the International Day for Remembrance of the Victims of the Transatlantic Slave Trade – March 25. “Mr. Garner,” she said, “why you all call me Jenny?” “Cause that’s what’s on your sales ticket, gal. Ain’t that your name? What you call yourself?” “Nothing,” she said. Beloved, Toni Morrison …

To “Sixty Million and More” Read More »