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LIBYA: ARE YOU AWARE NIGERIANS ARE ALSO BEING SOLD IN NIGERIA???

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Slave trade is not happening in Libya alone. Same crime is being committed in Nigeria.

Are you aware that Nigerians are sold to some farmers in Ondo, Ogun and other states, while they are made to farm out their lives?

Here is how these criminals perpetrate the act:

Trafficking agents travel to various local governments in the country.

Cajole some young lads

Take them to some deep forests in the west to engage in farming.

Some gain their freedom after 3years or 5years.

But the agents collect their money and run away while many of the victims die.

The ones who are lucky endure and work out their lives just to gain their freedom.

This is another heinous form of slavery. Let’s join hands to #EndHumanTrafficking.

A great way of doing this is sharing details about human trafficking around you.

 

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Good Morning,

Recently, renowned multiple-awarding winning journalist, Mr. Deji Bademosi had MIAHWRA’s Executive Director, Ms. Tobore Ovuorie as a guest on his TV show- Deji 360.

They discussed the 26 Nigerian girls who were last week found dead on the sea of Italy.

Along side Ms. Ovuorie’s fellow anti-human trafficking advocate, Mr. Osita Osemene, they highlighted and explained how to tackle this evil trade which is enveloping Nigeria.

Kindly watch the programme here. Thanks for sharing with friends, family and contacts. We all need to be anti-human trafficking savvy:

http://www.tv360nigeria.com/deji360-ep-182-part-2-how-26-nigerian-ladies-died-trying-to-cross-mediterranean-sea-to-europe/

STOP PRAYING YOUR DAUGHTERS SHOULD MARRY SUCCESSFUL MEN/PRESIDENTS…!!!

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Some years ago, I was with a group of friends, all girls. This well meaning woman came into our midst, and in an attempt to reign “blessings” on us, she said “I see wives of Commissioners, I see wives of Doctors, I see wives of Governors, I see wives of Senators, I see wives of Ministers, I see wives of Presidents”, in Jesus name I pray”.

Half of the girls said amen! I didn’t.

I decided to tell her, “Mummy, thanks you for the prayers, but didn’t you see Commissioners, Doctors, Senators, Governors, Ministers, and Presidents? Mummy, would you tell a group of boys that you see husbands of Governors, husbands of Ministers, husbands of Senators, husbands of Presidents? Then why say that to girls?”

And this brings me to the point.

Ours is a society that raises the girl child for a man. Almost every single stage of the life of a girl is aimed at raising her to make a good wife. The ultimate aim in the life of a girl child is marriage.
It wouldn’t be so bad if the boy child was also raised for a woman. It wouldn’t be so bad if the society puts in as much efforts in preparing the boy child to be a husband as much as they put in in preparing the girl child to be a wife.

We give girls the impression that their success has to be linked to marriage.
I will never tell my daughter that she will be a wife of the president, just same way I won’t tell my son that he will be husband of the president. I will tell my sons and daughters that they will be Presidents.

We need to stop killing the zeal and drive of the girl child.

When you tell your daughter she can be wife of President, you push her to aspire to marry and ambitious man. But when you tell her that she can be president, you push her to be ambitious.

This is psychological. My parents never told me that I will marry a successful man or a president. Even till this very day, my parents still tell my sisters and I that we can be Presidents and Governors. Exactly the way they tell my brother.

If you can’t tell your son that he would be husband of president, STOP telling your daughter that she will be wife of president.

There is nothing wrong with being a wife of president, just as much as there’s nothing wrong with being the husband of the president.

Dear parents of this generation,

The past generation didn’t get it quite right, and we need to do better.
While you raise you girls to make good wives, also remember to raise your sons to make good husbands. Because those your daughters will end up with those your sons.

Also, let your girl understand that marriage is only one of the many things to accomplish in life. Tell her she can be president, tell her that people like Angela Merkel, Theresa May, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala are female humans with one head each. That these people achieved much more than just marriage.

Tell her that even though you wish her to get married someday, that her happiness and sanity come first. That she shouldn’t stop living just in order to be married.

Tell her that her primary purpose on earth is NOT to exist for a man.

Tell her to be bold.

Tell her to remain true to herself.

Make her understand that she isn’t jollof rice or ice cream, so she can’t be liked by everyone. Tell her not to live to be liked, because no matter how much she tries, she can’t please everyone, even in death.

Make her understand that SHE IS NOT IN ANY SINGLE WAY INFERIOR TO A MAN. That all humans are equal as human, irrespective of gender, and deserve equal opportunities.

Let her understand that weakness is not femininity.

Teach her to have a healthy self-esteem.

Teach her to love and respect, teach her that she also deserves love and respect, and nothing less.

Happy international day of the girl child everyone. ❤️❤️❤️

By Nkechi Bianze.

I TEACH MY DAUGHTER NEVER TO ALLOW ME, OTHERS, TOUCH HER VAGINA- Dad

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MIAHWRA begins her WHAT ARE YOU TEACHING YOUR DAUGHTERS? series tonight.

It is going to be a running programme geared to inspire everyone on how to raise healthier daughters, girls and women in families which will certainly impact positively on our societies.

The first quote/story tonight, is written by a daddy. Here is what he and his wife are teaching their three year old on how to guard against rape:

“Never allow anybody to wash or touch your vagina or vulva, not even daddy or Mommy”. To encourage our three-year- old daughter to adhere to this rule, we ask her to wash her vaginal herself, while we bathe the rest of her body.

Written by Okoghenun Joseph Oziegbe

So, #WhatAreYouTeachingYourDaughter

To share your quotes/story on what you are teaching your daughter, girls and women around you, kindly inbox us here on facebook or send:

EMAIL: miahwra@gmail.com

PHONE: 08087346426

Thanks for reading and sharing with ypur contacts.

Sincerely,

MIAHWRA

WHAT ARE YOU TEACHING YOUR DAUGHTERS…???

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VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION…!!!

MIAHWRA WILL BE STARTING A SERIES OF STORIES/QUOTATIONS WITH THE THEME: WHAT ARE YOU TEACHING YOUR DAUGHTERS?

#WhatAreYouTeachingYourDaughters

Do you want to share with us and the world what you are teaching the girls, daughters and women in your life?

Kindly send as a quote or story what you are teaching your daughters, or other girls and women via inbox

Or

To:

EMAIL: miahwra@gmail.com

PHONE: 08087346426

Join us, let’s make this world safer for women and children.

Thanks for reading and sharing with your friends and contacts.

With Warm Regards,

MIAHWRA

WOMEN: STOP PRETENDING SO AS TO GET MARRIED…!!!

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The truth is that time and season changes and if you aren’t aware, you will be doing your self a great loss.

During the time of our parents; The women where expected to act dumb to get married which showed sign of humility or a wife material.

Then women had little privileges of going to school and impacting the world.

They couldn’t funtion and attend important meetings of their interest which affect the community or their clan.

But now in my time; if you are a woman who is smart and intelligent but pretend to be dumb because you want to get married, you are doing yourself a great loss.

Because the time has changed!

A good man aren’t scared of a smart woman.

Infact he is more attracted to her and proud to show her to his world.

So quit hiding that gift or potential you have inside of you.

The world is awaiting your greatness.

BY Ajiduah Jessica

MOTHERS: YOU DON’T OWN YOUR SONS, LEAVE THEM TO ENJOY THEIR WIVES…!!!

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On a post yesterday, a woman asked me if I will be happy if my son should choose his wife over me.

She is scared that all her running up and down for her sons will be for nothing, if the wife will not let her touch his money or the food cooked in his house.😏

See, that is the problem with some of you and your way of thinking. You have no respect for self and others. You believe your duty as a parent grant you the ownership right over your children and their private lives.

Let me shout, EVERYTHING YOU HAVE DONE AND WILL STILL DO FOR YOUR LITTLE CHILDREN IS YOUR DUTY. It doesn’t mean you own them. Ya dig.

I know some of you don’t like these things that I am saying, because you are already dreaming of how you will control your children, just like how your parents did to you. But I don’t care. For far too long, parents and the society have been meddling where they don’t have the right to. I am here to tell adults to take back their individual power from their insufferable parents and society.😎

Intrusion and meddling has become a way of life to some of you, that the thought of been told to back off from your adult children’s lives is truly scary and unsettling for you.

Moving on.

What is my own with my son and his private life?😳

I take great pride in being an enlightened and a progressive thinker.
God forbid that I degenerate to the level where my son will be forced to choose between myself and his wife.😵

Amen.

I don’t own my children, they are not my properties. I am raising them for adulthood, and I expect them to become independent thinkers and doers that will forge their own individual paths. And I hope they have a beautiful, fulfilling, romantic, love lives, without me being an obstacle. This I will take great pride in, not fighting for food and attention.

I thought about the question and it occured to me that it probably came from a place of fear in women who live and breathe for their marriage/children. I stand to be corrected.

Women who have no other purpose in life, except to marry and have children. So they struggle to stay relevant, needed and be the centre of attention in their adult children’s lives. Children that have every right to forge their own paths.

I am not that type of woman, I am not living and breathing for my children, me that is ready to fly all over the world as soon as they become independent.

Is it me that will be busy making money and doing my thing, that will be dragging attention with my son’s wife.😐

Look woman, find something doing, find another purpose in life. Before you get to that stage where all your children will leave home and go their own ways and you will realise that you don’t have anything doing apart from living and breathing for your children. And you will end up dragging a pot of soup, number of meat and house visits with your son’s wife, just to stay relevant.

This is why they pray for some of you MIL to fall down and die, because you won’t let them enjoy their husbands in peace and you wont let them be the centre of their husband’s attention, without your jobless, meddling butt hovering in the shadows of their marriages.

By Adesupo Adesanya Okuleye

PARENTS BEWARE: HERE IS HOW RAPE IS BIRTHED!!!

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I was at Agbole this afternoon when I saw a girl who couldn’t be more than 10 accompanying a woman I assume was her mother to a spot where they lay down some vegetables they wanted to sell.

The girl apparently wanted to pee because the next thing I knew she came and squatted right by the gutter beside the car I was in and did her business. Right beside me, she partly undressed before I could say a word.
Of course I averted my eyes but I felt so uncomfortable.

This was an open road, a big area where anyone can watch her. This is how she was raised obviously and while I’m not going to abuse and attack her mother, I can’t say this was wise either.

In case, you’re wondering what the harm was, there were motorcyclists nearby waiting for passengers less then five feet away and one of them was looking intently at this girl. I mean really looking. It was just wrong but her mother didn’t bother to scold her. This is an accident waiting to happen, to put it mildly.

He looked up and around and I made move in the car so he would catch my eye. He did and I stared him down till he looked away. Anytime he tried to look at her I’d move and he’d look at me. He got so uncomfortable he stopped altogether.

I know the chances of the people reading this having daughters, siblings or nieces doing this are next to nothing but there could be other ways you’re not mindful of how these little girls are seen. Be careful please. Not everyone is a gentlemen or moral, not to talk of a practicing Christian. Even many who claim to be couldn’t care less about that and even if they can’t commit such atrocities like rape, they sure can fantasize.

Please, do all you can to protect these kids. Even if they aren’t yours, keep your eyes open for such occurrences and prevent any harm being done.

Written by Onuora Onianwa