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Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress
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Pakistan PM and Former cricketer, Imran Khan links rise in rape cases to how women dress

Pakistan Prime Minister and former cricketer, Imran Khan has sparked anger after he appeared to link the rise in rape to how some women dress. The Pakistani leader made the comments during a recent live event dubbed “Prime Minister On Call With You” in which he answers questions from the public. During his appearance on the show, Khan said the traditional Islamic head covering – would protect women from sexual assault and not lead men into temptation. He also said vulgarity and obscenity combine to destroy societies and families. “If you keep increasing vulgarity in a society, then definitely there will be this impact,” he said. “What is the whole concept of observing the veil? It is so that there is no temptation in society. Each individual does not have the willpower or stre...
Feminist Group Tackles Pete Edochie Over ‘Misogynistic Rants’
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Feminist Group Tackles Pete Edochie Over ‘Misogynistic Rants’

The Nigerian Feminist Forum (NFF) has described as unreasonable the comments allegedly made by celebrated thespian, Chief Pete Edochie during an interview he granted to BBC IGBO. In a statement by its Communications Officer, Angela Nkwo, NFF said Edochie in the interview “furthered his misogynistic rants concerning his views on Nigerian women in general.” NFF, therefore, called on Edochie to immediately retract the comments, which it said grossly misrepresented his pedigree as an elder in the Nollywood community. The women group also asked him to issue an apology for the gross misrepresentation and cause for concern he had provided for women to experience, tolerate and accept violence meted out to them by their husbands and partners. The statement read in part: “The Nigeria...
Nigerian Woman Says Landlord Served her Quit Notice Because he has Issue with the Way She Dresses
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Nigerian Woman Says Landlord Served her Quit Notice Because he has Issue with the Way She Dresses

A Nigerian woman, Toju, said that her landlord has served her a quit notice because he doesn't like the way she dresses. Toju disclosed this via Twitter on Monday morning, March 29 and later confirmed that he actually brought the quit notice. "Because my landlord has an issue with the way I dress he is bringing my quit notice" she wrote. "I hate that no matter how much we fight for equality online, the average man is still a misogynistic piece of sh*t" she added.
“She is Actually Lying” Kim Kardashian Insists as She Hits Back at Taylor Swift
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“She is Actually Lying” Kim Kardashian Insists as She Hits Back at Taylor Swift

Kim Kardashian has fired back at Taylor Swift after the singer reacted to the released audio that seems to show she was telling the truth about her conversation with Kanye West in 2016. In a series of tweets posted Monday night, Kim Kardashian responded to Taylor Swift's recent statement regarding the release of the audio recording from her and Kanye West's infamous 2016 phone conversation. While reacting, Taylor said the recently released audio recording proved that she was "telling the truth the whole time about *that call*". She added, "You know, the one that was illegally recorded, that somebody edited and manipulated in order to frame me and put me, my family, and fans through hell for 4 years". Kim responded by saying Taylor is still lying. Kim tweeted, "@taylorswift1...
Fela Durotoye Dragged For Describing His Running Mate As ‘Beautiful And Delectable’ Lady
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Fela Durotoye Dragged For Describing His Running Mate As ‘Beautiful And Delectable’ Lady

Fela Durotoye who featured in the Presidential debate yesterday, has been dragged for describing his running mate as “beautiful and delectable” lady. Fela Durotoye who was asked a question on gender inclusivity at the debate, described his running mate, Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya as a “beautiful and delectable” lady, a comment that as been described by many as misogynistic. Nigerian rapper, M.I Abaga who first drew attention to the comment, wrote; Someone just called his running mate for the presidency of a country.. called his female running mate ‘beautiful and delectable‘ as the first words to describe her… Smh @AdakuUfere wrote; Just watched Fela Durotoye call his female vice presidential candidate “beautiful and delectable” during a presidential debate. These men can not help them...

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