Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
Lupita Nyong’o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging everyone to “speak up to contribute to the end of the conspiracy of silence.”
The alarming trend of men taking off condoms during sex to enhance their pleasure without the knowledge of their partners is reportedly on the rise.
Lecturers routinely harass female students for sex in exchange for grades, yet few schools acknowledged the problem – until students began to fight back.
“He did it in a classroom, the staff room and in his house”.
12-year-old Mary and 13-year-old Mercy (not their real names) were sexually abused by a deputy head teacher on numerous occasions and on diverse dates. He assaulted them in different places in and around their school. During the investigation, it also emerged that the teacher had been transferred from another school due to committing the same violations. He was a serial rapist. Period.
The Aids epidemic on the continent is undeniably something that needs serious attention. There are many ways that stemming the spread of Aids can happen but stopping women from wearing miniskirts and making sure they are virgins is not one of them.
In a world where countless studies have been conducted on women’s sexual pleasure and in which female ejaculation is no longer seen as a myth, some bad ideas about sex still abound. Some men still think that ‘no’ really means ‘yes’, or that demolishing a lady’s bits means they are good in bed. These ideas came to the fore last month when the #Mollis clip did the rounds on Kenyan Twitter.
A damning report released by the United Nations recently has exposed that the South African troops tops the list of sexual predators on UN peacekeeping missions