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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?’

FGM/C and orgasm

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I understand that a vagina that has undergone female genital cutting has low arousal, or rather it takes more time to orgasm and a man cannot enjoy it.

Breasts: top five facts

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Small or big, round, or pear-shaped: breasts come in all shapes and sizes. They do more than just provide milk for babies.

Want to feel sexy? Try this!

Female Body
Believing that others find you sexy can be a major turn-on, especially for women, recent research shows. That’s true whether or not you believe it yourself.

My vagina always smells weird

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What does it mean if your vagina always smells? It's making me feel self-conscious.

Love juice: the story of female ejaculation

Female Body
'A flood of passion-water.' Female ejaculation has been on people's minds for over 2.000 years. But details are still unknown and need to be explored.