The number of women who identify as feminists is on the rise. According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 61% of U.S. women say ‘feminist’ describes them well. Africa is not left out in the current wave of feminist movement across the globe.
Gone are the days when women used to let themselves get trampled down by the other gender.Today we have women who are fighting for equal rights between all genders and taking charge.
A Twitter user identified as "Feminist witch", has taken to her platform to blast Nigerian Author/Writer and Feminist, Chimamanda Adiche for saying that 'people should not use Feminism to justify wickedness'.According to her, she said that her brand of Feminism is the introductoryand basic kind, which lacks depth, and that it's outdated, because it is transphobic and screams classicism, citing that her brand of feminism has lost the plot.
The founder and Presiding Bishop of Faith Tabernacle aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has attacked feminist ideology in the church. Speaking during the 1st Service at the Church's headquarters on Sunday, Oyedepo criticized Feminist Movement in the church, describing it as anti-Bible. Quoting from Ephesians 5:22 which asked wives to submit themselves to their husband in everything, he said those who say it is not possible in today's world are being too smart for God to lead.
A Lady on Twitter has revealed how many people promised to find and beat her up and sent death threats sometimes back when she echoed popular writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's sentiments on Feminism.Mention Feminism in Nigeria, and you'll be sure to hear different opinions surrounding the ideas and how realistic it is to achieve the 'Equality' our women are clamoring for.
According to a dictionary definition of feminism, it is the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. In a simpler English, it is the idea where women wants to be equal with men. But literally, as much as the idea is good, it does not really make a lot of sense and I will tell you why. I will try my best to accurately explain to most feminists out there why men would always be superior, and why women may never reach equality with men. Follow me as I give you three outrageous reasons
Syombua Osiany a media personality from Kenya has trolled some feminist who always believe that men and women are created the same and women can do anything as the men. Nowadays, there are many feminists in the world who believe that men are not superior to women and for every action that man does, women are also capable of replicating them. In Syombua Osiany has suggested that those set of people who are trying to show that women are capable of doing what men do may lose their value because women are not created
Popular Nigerian Actress Georgina tackled Evangelist Mike Bamiloye, who is the founder of Mount Zion Faith Ministries, over his admonishment to Christian ladies and women on feminism. Mike Bamiloye had recently taken to his social media handles to warn single and married women against joining the feminist movement so that they don’t “miss the will of God for their life”. Reacting to the Evangelist tweet which went viral across different social media platforms, Actress Onuoha slammed the renown clergyman
Nigerian man expresses frustration over the version of feminism practiced in Nigeria. A man has taken to Twitter to express dissatisfaction with the version of feminism being practiced in Nigeria. The man who goes by the name Honourable Oke Umurhohwo on Twitter, questioned why the version of feminism practiced in Nigeria is full of anger and bitterness for men when compared to what feminism stands for in some other countries. In his words: "Why is the Nigerian Version of feminism so full of anger bitterness"
Just a few days ago, the popular drama minister and Film producer, Evangelist Mike Bamiloye made a tweet about Feminism. This has got so many people talking for days now. However, while some are in support of what he said, some others are also against it. Take a look at the tweet Analyzing what He said, I strongly believe that the feminist movement is rather unnecessary as it is clearly against God’s will for marriage. You can prove me wrong in the comments though. The bible clearly tells us that the husband
The popular Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, who is known for his unique talent in the movie industry has said that feminism should be considered for the domestic violence some women go through in marriage.
Former aide to President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri says that one cannot be a feminist and a Christian. In a post on his Twitter handle on Thursday, Reno Omokri said that a feminist cannot be a Christian He said that a Christian wife must be submissive to her husband while a feminist is independent and does not submit to a man. In another post, he expressed worry that some men are afraid of their wives when they have the right, according to him, to have absolute authority in their homes He said that men
Feminism is a highly controversial issue, especially in Nigeria.
WHAT TRULY IS FEMINISM? “The word’ feminism has been used so much, from the year 2015. Before then, it had been pointed out in the olden days. How did this word come up? Feminism is a range of social movements, political movements, and ideologies that aim to define and establish the political, economic, personal, and social equality of the sexes. Focus on the word of ‘equality’. Feminism equates for equal chances for all genders. But then, if we must accept parts of these definitions. This term “feminism”,
Gone are the days where young girls are trained not to speak but to crawl up in submission and agreement to whatever is thrown their way. Gone are the days where young girls are trained to only clean the house and make nice dishes so as to be a good wife. Gone are the days where young girls are trained to only be Wives and Mothers and not Mentors and leaders. Well, Welcome to a new dawn of Women changing the narratives of being the weaker vessels and a new dawn of women not only speaking but also standing up
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Nigerian movie entertainment industry "Nollywood" has made great actors with remarkable characters and personalities since it came into existence.The likes of Pete Edochie are like chieftains in the industry, and well recognized by Nigeria Government.
A Nigerian writer and social media influencer named Adeola has expressed her sincere opinion about Feminism and what it represents. According to Adeola, Feminism does not originate with God, but from the devil. She stated that God did not create a woman to be equal to a man, hence any plan to thwart the arrangement goes wrong. "Feminism and what it stands for is of the devil. God didn't create men and women equal. Feminist should stop the advocacy because it has brought so much bad things which shouldn't be
Nollywood actor Pete Edochie made Headlines in an interview with BBC Igbo media crew.This is what Pete said that has been trending.