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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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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: 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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SAY NO TO RAPE!!!!!!

Aside from the case of the covid 19 pandemic, this has been a major headline in my country for some time now. The issue of rape isn’t new, but it was the brutal killing of one of Its victims that gave rise to this protest. I would have written this post the month it occurred […]

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IT’S NOW OR NEVER PEOPLE!!!!!!!!

It’s been over a week now, since George Floyd was killed in broad daylight in Minnesota, and yet, we still await the due justice he deserves. To be honest, seeing the pictures and videos taken on the crime, was so disgusting. I constantly asked myself “How would I have felt, if I were in his […]