Year: 2021

Year: 2021

What is Grooming and What are the Signs

Grooming as a concept is familiar to a lot of people, though they have never consciously defined it as grooming. In her 2017 article for Allure, Emma Sarran Webster describes it as an abuse tactic, quoting Eric Garrison’s definition – “Grooming is the slow, methodical, and intentional process of manipulating a person to a point […]

Teaching Consent Can Curb Sexual Abuse

The socialization of the Nigerian child is an interesting one. We are taught to greet our elders. We are taught not to eat in our neighbour’s house. We are taught not to take things from strangers. We are taught to say thank you and sorry. Boys are taught not to cry. Girls are taught to […]