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Nigeria’s Kaduna passes law to castrate child rapists

Nigeria's Kaduna passes law to castrate child rapists

Lawmakers in Nigeria’s Kaduna State have approved surgical castration as punishment for those convicted of raping children under the age of 14. State governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai needs to sign the bill for it to become law in the north-western state. He has previously supported castration to prevent rapists from ...

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Tamar Braxton’s Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso files for domestic violence restraining order against her

Tamar Braxton's Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso files for domestic violence restraining order against her

Tamar Braxton’s Nigerian boyfriend, David Adefeso, has filed for a restraining order against the former “The Real” host.   According to TMZ, Adefeso filed a “domestic violence” restraining order against 43-year-old reality star at the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles on Tuesday, September 8. The details surrounding the restraining order ...

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Nothing Happens When Women Are Raped in Nigeria

Nothing Happens When Women Are Raped in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria — In May, hundreds of thousands of people around the world became familiar with the slight smile of a young student named Uwa Omozuwa. She was studying in a church, working toward a degree in microbiology, when she was violently raped. Within days, she had died from the brutal ...

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Nigeria seeing rise in rape, incest – IPAS

Nigeria seeing rise in rape, incest – IPAS

A non-profit organisation, IPAS, says that Nigeria is witnessing a rise in sexual violence, including rape and incest. This is contained in a communique issued at the end of a three-day media training for journalists on Women’s Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights/Global Gag Rule (GGR). The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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