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Nigerian women’s battle against rape, sexual harassment and religion
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Politics and Society Nigerian women’s battle against rape, sexual harassment and religion

The Nigerian Church is one of the most oppressive institution in the country. Its victims are mostly women and the poor. These past few weeks, the #MeToo movement knocked on the doors of the Church and the response has not been so favourable. Nigerian women still have a huge fight on their hands as they mark small victories, punctuated by huge steps backwards.

#RUReferenceList: Shifting the shame to rape perpetrators
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Politics and Society #RUReferenceList: Shifting the shame to rape perpetrators

Students at Rhodes University in South Africa are protesting against the pervasive rape culture at the college. There have been numerous messages of solidarity posted on social media after publication of the #RUReferenceList which names the alleged rapists at Rhodes University.

“Powerful. Revolutionary. Brave. Necessary. All I have are adjectives to describe this
—> #RUReferenceList !!!” @tembisa