The girl child problem starts from the home like every issue that was neglected or not properly addressed. And this continues as she interacts with the general society if not helped. There are ordinarily more concerns in having a girl child. There are a lot of things you should be careful about and even fearful for. I’m not trying to scare anyone but it’s about the flimsiness of the anatomy of the girl that makes everything about her different, special. It wasn’t until about early 20s that the girl child was accepted largely in the Nigerian society. Before then and still in some parts of Nigeria, especially in the North and East, parents feel more blessed and fulfilled to have a son. A girl child is born and socialized into the belief of being inferior or sub human with attendant marginalization and abuse. She is often held responsible and punished for any misfortune of her parents. At the backdrop of situations like, not only is the psychology of that child been tampered with but it gets worse by her interactions and expectations from the world around her. … More Family abuse and domestic violence
Life was usual, easy, and full of more ups and downs. It was nothing unusual for Desire and she often felt grateful for it. But for the few times when she let her fantasies get the better of her.
It all started one unassuming morning. Desire prayed for a miracle before she set out that morning. Her life had been a routine for so long, she needed some spontaneity in it. A good kind of surprise. … More Familiar Stranger: Series 1