At my first visit to the camp, I was greeted with the living conditions of the IDPs and what really caught my eyes were the shabby shanties they live in, and I couldn’t help but imagine how they dealt with mosquito bites, rodents and of course malaria. Continue reading “Our visit to Idp Camp, Durumi”
I lack words to express my gratitude and excitement at the just concluded demystify abuse campaign outing in Abuja.
We wouldn’t have been able to record such an success if it wasn’t for all the persons who showed us maximum support and for other foundations who rallied round to ensure a beautiful and fulfilling day at Internally Displaced Camp (IDP), new Kuchingoro, Abuja, Nigeria. Continue reading “DAC visits IDP camp in Abuja”
It’s been two hundred and twenty-nine (229) days since you and your clique broke into my house and acted based upon your juvenile stupidity, naivety, confusion and immaturity, and wow, it has been a journey. Continue reading “Letter To My Rapist And His Kinds”
There are limiting voices that come at us from left, right and center, these voices are often demeaning and annoying.
These voices are known for making us look inferior, damaged or incomplete to our own selves.
These voice would give you a million and one reasons why you cannot.
Below is a comment I made on his post and I hope it helps you go achieve all you plan, dream, hope to achieve in spite of those damned voices that tell you, you can’t do this, or do that… Continue reading “I heard Demeaning Voices”
Yet again, news has reached us that a 10 year old did not survive rape from an “Uncle”. Continue reading “Rape, again”
So true forgiveness is for ourselves and not for the person who hurt us.
After my rape incident last year, I was having a talk with someone the next day about how I had forgiven the boys and had decided to run a campaign called #DemystifyAbuse , Continue reading “forgiveness: a free gift”
Medecins Sans Frontieres also known as Doctors Without Borders is one of our major partners.
When we held our first campaign READ HERE Dr. Nwakaji who saw the campaign on facebook contacted them on my behalf and explained what we were about to do and on the day of the event, before the event started, they were already on ground while we were still setting up.
They left me and my team speechless and we were grateful they showed up. Ever since they have made themselves available for every campaign we had.
*They offer free and confidential counseling.
*They also provide free treatment within the first 72 hours of the incident.
*They also treat sexually transmitted diseases and also give HIV preventive drugs.
They ALSO share one gospel, THERE IS LIFE AFTER RAPE.
“I remember when I was staying with my biological father. My cousins came around. Popsy said they should bring an extra bed to my room for one of them to crash.
The guy woke up at night, put a hand across my mouth and was trying to force my legs apart. He said he will kill me if I screamed or said a word.
I was calm. As he struggled to pull my pant I told him I wanted to pee. After much deliberation he let me go to pee. I remained in the bathroom till morning when my dad wanted to pee. He asked why I was locked in the bathroom by 4 am and I told him what happened. He said it was my fault… Why would I wear nightie. I didn’t even have boobs then. Continue reading “When A Father Slut-Shames His Daughter”