Category: Noises of TheQuietOne

Dear Nigerian Men, You Must Learn To Save Yourself From Women With Long Lashes

Dear Nigerian Men, You Must Learn To Save Yourself From Women With Long Lashes

So here I am at my work place having one of our numerous round table discussions about one of those things we have heated discussions about. I am the ‘Feminist’ at the table and it is easy to see, from that standpoint, the many loopholes […]

#MenAreTrash; The Problem With Being Feminist In Nigeria

#MenAreTrash; The Problem With Being Feminist In Nigeria

Earlier this month, the gruesome murder of a 21 year old South African threw the digital community into a wide, club-wielding frenzy over the issue of domestic violence. There were angry posts, reposts, threads with thousands of comments and tweets and help lines circulating all […]

A bruise and a puff of powder

A bruise and a puff of powder

A dab here, a swipe there, another coat of mascara and perfectly red-lined lips and all the scars and pain of yesterday are obliterated from the blinding lights of fame and the over enthusiastic cheers of over-excited fans and paparazzi. We have followed with utter […]

Dear Single Men and Anti-Feminist Women, Feminism Is Not The Reason Behind Your Bumpy Relationships

Dear Single Men and Anti-Feminist Women, Feminism Is Not The Reason Behind Your Bumpy Relationships

/Feminism/: a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social rights for women.   ‘‘Not this feminism thing again especially not this one who claims she is not like the […]

Why the Gender Equality Bill will be ‘just another law’

Why the Gender Equality Bill will be ‘just another law’

The first draft of the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill (GEOB) was presented to the senate in 2010 by Senator Christiana ‘Chris’ Anyanwu representing Imo-East constituency, an award-winning journalist and politician who had been imprisoned for three years under the Abacha regime for treason. It […]