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Every week, we ask anonymous people to give us a window into their relationship with the Naira – their secret Naira Life. When was the first time you earned money? A scholarship when I was in 100-level. The money wasn’t coming to me – it was going to my dad’s account – but it was […]
Housing is a problem for a lot of Nigerians. It is not uncommon to find several people squatting together in a small apartment. I spoke to a 25 year old woman who has been evicted thrice because of her vagina. How did everything start? My first memory of being evicted happened in my 300 level […]
If we hear Nigerian women apologizing for these things, we’d have to step in.
We don’t talk enough about workplace sexual harassment, and because we don’t talk about it, we don’t know what to do when it happens. It’s important to be properly armed with knowledge as a working woman in Nigeria. That’s why we’re sharing some tips on what to do when you face workplace sexual harassment. Get […]
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