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2013 VOF Poetry

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Wife Inheritance and the Rights of Women to Access, Use, Control and Manage Natural Resources

Upon the death of her husband, the predictable ‘Opo’ (wife inheritance) tradition practiced in some communities in Southwestern Nigeria took centre stage. … Read More»

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We are strong

You are not as bright You will not manage…… You are not a boy You are a girl……. You are supposed to do your chores You are not supposed to play until your chores are done. … Read More»

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My Journey Has Begun

I am just a woman Whom you may find common Without extraordinary reason Just a simple person. I fell into a condition My life had no direction Mind filled with delusion … Read More»

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POEM : Because I am a Woman

BECAUSE I AM A WOMAN! They all ask: Why do you care? You have it all, an education, a job and a caring family My answer is simply: Because I am a woman! … Read More»

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2013 VOF Poetry

IN MY LITTLE CORNER In my little corner where dreams and hopes were dashed Where my future was made and my tears remained … Read More»

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The poem: We are Amazing (By Carnia Adams, aged 12 years old)

I shared my connection to Worldpulse with my daughter and told her about the poem we're to write. I never did write one before. … Read More»

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I rise & shine!

I think I am Resilience. You slap me, thrash me And kick me And push me to the wall. But see, how Still, I bounce back And excel With your every blow Blow after blow … Read More»

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2013 VOF Week 2 Assignment - At the Roadside

On the roadside the junction to be precise puzzled Forty kilometers from my maiden home Nine kilometers from my marital home In the rain i stood As the sun set How will she feel? … Read More»

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Our voices in a powerful dance

I seek not the voice of the president, I seek not the voice of the queen, I seek not the voice of the prince, For them, we hear, Whether we seek them or not, … Read More»

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To a WP-VOF Costume Party

I shall come with a handpainted Face. Soft brushes of colors Outrageous. Red of hibiscus, bronze And green of lizard skin. I shall wear antique clothes Purpled darkly in the swirling … Read More»

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