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Being a woman in 2020: Part 2

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Being a woman in 2020 isn’t all bad. We have unprecedented access to information, we can reach out to those who need support, and we can speak out about the areas of inequity that persist.

What do you know about the G-spot?

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Forget trying to find the G-spot...what IS the G-spot in the first place?

All about the Labia

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I used to hear the vagina being referred to as ‘down there’, and I've found that not all women are actually comfortable saying 'vagina'. They refer to it as 'thingy'!

Does the vagina snap back?

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Does the vagina really snap back after childbirth? Doctors are always quick to reassure you that it does indeed go back to how it was originally - or close, at least!

Happy International Day of The Girl Child!

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Who run the world? Girls! Happy International Day of the Girl Child!

We are pro-life – but only when we are ready for kids

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I don’t think I’ve met a Nigerian who doesn’t frown upon abortion. But we don't applaud the women who choose to be single mothers either. Either way, the girls are seen as wayward.

Gender norms: silent relationship killers

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It’s a different world we’re living in. Women are no longer expected to be superhumans who take care of every task and person in their home while holding down a job.

Dear clitoris: you're gone and I'll never see you again

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‘Why did they cut you when you didn’t pose a threat to anyone? Why did they deny me sexual pleasure by getting rid of you?’