The Metrowoman Talk Show: Date rape and rape culture
Linda went on a date with a friend she met on social media. After the date, she was invited to his house for drinks. Apparently, her drink was spiked and she woke up the next morning realising she had been drugged and raped. I sit with Kevwe and Temitope to talk about how Linda can heal from this trauma and move on from it. But is there something women can do to protect themselves from date rape? Watch the full video to find out.
Faith and feminism: Women and Christianity
Some 2.3 billion people identify as Christians across the globe and yet senior leadership positions in many churches are still prohibited to women. In this special edition, Annette Young meets Reverend Lucinda Laird, the Dean of the American Cathedral in Paris who is a leading female priest in the Episcopal Church. Our team in Rome also reports on how the Vatican is facing growing pressure to boost the representation of women in the Catholic Church.
In Poland, an 'inclusive' soccer club stands up to homophobia
The Little Bugs soccer club welcomes both lesbian and straight women. But the club's founder worries that a new government declaration to help "protect children from LGBT ideology" signals growing homophobia.
Mother's Day 2020: Mother’s Day and Mothering Sunday
Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day both have different origins; although they represent the same meaning. But the celebration has left many wondering how many times we celebrate the day in Nigeria. GuardianTV throws more light on this complicated question and wishes all mothers a happy mother’s day.
Women's motorcycle club rides in the face of machismo in Venezuela
A group of women bikers in Venezuela's capital known as the "Ratgirls" are gaining visibility in a world typically dominated, and in some cases, reserved for men -- and they hope to attract more women on wheels while facing down the culture of machismo.
Nigerians speak on International Women's Day 2020: #EachForEqual
How will you help forge a gender-equal world because an equal world is an enabled world? Nigerians speak on International Women's Day 2020.
Behind the scenes with Kemi DaSilva-Ibru: Giving hope to survivors
In Celebration of International Women's Day, The Guardian Life sat with Dr. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru, one of many women deliberately impacting positively on other women. Her focus is on putting an end to sexual assault, rape and human trafficking occurring amongst young girls and women across Nigeria. Kemi DaSilva-Ibru is changing the status quo in present-day Nigeria through her organisation WARIF, the Women at Risk International Foundation.
Each for equal with Kemi DaSilva-Ibru and Lanre DaSilva Ajayi
How can we achieve an equal gender society in a world where social, cultural and traditional practices encourage the subjugation of women? As the globe marks International Women's Day, top fashion designer Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi and WARIF founder Kemi DaSilva-Ibru share their thoughts.
Chile president under fire over gender violence remarks
The Chilean leader seemed to suggest that victims were partly to blame for violence against women as he heralded a new law that sees tougher penalties for femicide.
Dozens of HIV-positive women forcibly sterilised in South Africa
In tonight's edition: at least 50 people are killed in a brutal raid on villages in northeastern Nigeria. The killings highlight the challenges in dealing with growing bandit attacks in the region. In South Africa, dozens and possibly hundreds of HIV-positive women struggle to come to terms with the physical and psychological damage from forced sterilisation. Finally, we take you to Guinea Bissau, where the interim president has resigned after just one day in office after receiving "death threats".