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How Fatima Askira Is Rehabilitating And Bringing “Boko Haram Wives” Back To Their Families

Fatima Askira is the founder of Borno Women Development Initiative; an NGO for women and girls in northern Nigeria especially in Borno state. Fatima started this initiative when she saw the sufferings women and children fleeing Boko Haram were going through as they arrived to camps with nothing more than the tattered clothes. With no experience in dealing with victims ...

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What NOT To Say To A Woman Whose Husband Is Marrying Another Wife

By Fareedah Munir In this part of the world it is not a new thing to see or hear that a man is getting married to a second,third or fourth wife being that our religion has permitted him to do so as long as he can care for both wives equally without bias. Although a wedding is a joyous occasion ...

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Adda B Say So:How To Deal With Village In-Laws

By Fatima Zahra Umar (WARNING: THIS IS SATIRE.) On a flight to Yola, I sat next to two beautiful girls who regaled me with tales of dealing with in laws who were not educated or financially buoyant. Both women were married to ‘breadwinners’, men who had broken the yoke of illiteracy and poverty in their families and were now the ...

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Adda B Say So:Cancer Awareness Week “Aje A duba”

By Fatima Zahra Umar Penultimate weekend, The Jaruma team spent time with the good folks of MedicAid Foundation, for Cancer Awareness Week, under the care of the lovely Dr Zainab Bagudu. It was quite an educative experience, learning about the work that goes into creating awareness for this deadly disease. What touched me the most was the passion of the ...

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Meet The Mother Who “Rescues”Used Dolls And Gives Them A “Make-Under” To Make Them Look More Realistic

By Bara’atu Nasidi The world we live in creates strange, often unrealistic ideals of beauty, and the worst is that these ideals reach our children, often disrupting their self-esteem or their outlook on life.This is why Sonia Singh, an artist and a mother from Tasmania, came up with fantastic initiative called Tree Change Dolls. Tree Change Dolls a way the artist ...

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Medicaid To Host Walk And Stage Play For Cancer Awareness

By Bara’atu Nasidi Every year Medicaid cancer foundation which has been championing the fight against cancer for the past 7 years hosts a series of events to bring awareness and raise funds for cancer patients,this year they have decided to do an awareness walk and a stage play with that will feature stars such as Joke Silver,Richard Mofe Damijo and ...

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Adda B Say So:Rape Is A Six Letter Word

By Fatima Zahra Umar Karima Abdullah (not real name) has been my friend since that September day in 1999. We met on the first day of school at Secondary School. She is a friend who has become a sister, a part of me and a strong pillar for me. We have been through so much over the years. Karima is ...

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10 Reasons Why Good Sleep is Important

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for health.In fact, it is just as important as eating healthy and exercising.Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep patterns.People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well.Here are 10 reasons why good sleep is important 1. Poor Sleep Can Make You ...

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Mohammed Abubakar: Overhauling Public Service Delivery: The El-Rufai Example

Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai knows that he has a responsibility to deliver on the hopes the Kaduna people demonstrated in him when they helped him clinch a landslide victory in the 2015 Gubernatorial Elections, and from all indications, this is an obligation he is taking really seriously.   In furtherance of this responsibility, he is currently focusing mainly on improving service ...

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She Forum 3rd Annual Conference “Regroup,Reboot,remove the mask”

She Forum Africa hosted their 3rd annual event on the 6th of October,2016,the event whose theme was “regroup,reboot and remove the mask” attracted a number of renowned participant and panelists from different works of life including H.E Mrs. Aisha Buhari who was ably represented by H.E Mrs.Toyin Saraki,H.E Sen.Abiodun Olumiji Senator Of The Federal Republic,Hajia Aisha Babangida Ceo Better life ...

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