Nigeria

Families were getting ready to have a great holiday when tragedy struck at a southeastern Nigerian gas plant.

Too many women are suffering from the disease in silence because of ignorance about the medical condition.

The Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano were rocked by two bomb blasts in 24 hours, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 120 others. One of the attacks involved an 11-year-old girl, the report says.

The attack believed to be spearheaded by Boko Haram is the latest of a 6-year reign of terror that has left thousands dead in Nigeria.

It is unknown if any of the young women are victims of the highly-publicized kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls from a secondary school last April. The mass kidnapping sparked the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls.

The ongoing clash between Nigeria‘s armed forces and the Islamist militants Boko Haram has been largely a one-sided affair with the terrorist group seemingly taking…

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This past week has been nothing short of amazing for ballet dancer Misty Copeland. She recently made history as the first African-American woman to become…

Women talk about issues including being pressured to stay in abusive relationships, slut-shaming and double standards for men and women.

More than 200 girls rescued recently from Boko Haram militants in northeastern Nigeria are feared to be pregnant amid reports of widespread rape and sexual…

The girls' intense and long period of social isolation will require special practices to aid their integration back into the public.

When news broke that 200 girls were rescued from Boko Haram terror camps, many believed that the #BringBackOurGirls movement had taken a positive turn. However,…