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International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women.

Violence against women isn’t something that is new to us in this present day. An action that affects an estimated one in three women, this form of injustice has gone on for years. Today the 25th of November, marks the annual observation of the International day for the elimination of violence against women. This day […]

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World food day.

Happy world food day everyone!! Created to honour the date of the founding of the united nations food and agricultural organization in 1945, it is an international day celebrated every year on the 16th of October. Having the theme“safe food now for a healthy tomorrow” this year, it is celebrated by many organizations concerned with […]

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World Day Against Child Labour.

“Child labour refers to the abuse of children or minors (under 18), through any form of work or conditions considered inhumane and harmful to their mental, physical, social and moral well being”. Having being in existence for a long time, child labour is something that no child, be it male/female, has to ever go through. […]

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Taking a stand against rape once again.

I know it’s been a while since I’ve written on the case of rape, but a recent occurrance has made me revisit the topic. To see my other posts on rape, click on the links below 👇👇 https://amyshedrack200.wordpress.com/2020/07/23/say-no-to-rape https://amyshedrack200.wordpress.com/2020/08/2/why-should-we-talk-about-rape As I have said before, rape isn’t something that anybody should go through. It is disgusting […]

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Happy human rights day!!!!.

Happy human rights day!!!! Shout out to everyone out there standing up for the rights of people around the world. Celebrated annually every year on the 10th of December, the date was chosen in honor of the United Nations general assembly’s adoption of the universal declaration of human rights (UDHR). As we all know, the […]

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Saying a big “NO” to police brutality.

Over the past week, the protest rising against police brutality (#ENDSARS) has been the headline on every news outlet in Nigeria. This protest didn’t just come out of nowhere. It arose from the bottled up anger of Nigerians over the past few years. As we all know, police brutality is the use of excessive, unjustified […]

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Human rights quotes.

Hey guys, I hope you all are doing great. Today, I came across some quotes on human rights and I decided to share it with you people. Some of this quotes were said by very important people, who saw the need to speak about the rights of people. They spoke up because they knew that […]

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Human rights: limitations to human rights.

Before I begin, let me make something clear. Limitations to human rights aren’t the same thing as the violation of human rights. When human rights have been violated, it means they’ve been broken or ignored. When human rights have been limited, it means that a restriction or a boundary has been put on them. It […]

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Human rights: why they matter and why we should talk about them.

Sometimes, some of us are of the opinion that everyone should know their rights as individuals, that everyone can protect them, that everyone understands them and that everyone can protect the rights of others or at least, respect it. I believe this is totally wrong. Not everyone knows their rights, not everyone can protect them, […]

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WHY SHOULD WE TALK ABOUT RAPE?

In my last post, I told you guys the story of one of the rape victims in my country. Just like I said before, rape isn’t something new in the society; it has been there right from time. But it is something that hasn’t been given it’s due justice in the society. Why should we […]