Arewa Voices

What It Means to Tackle Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria’s Volatile North

Recently, the United Nations declared Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV)...

Document Women Premieres Short Film at Sokoto Book and Arts Festival

This series follows the lives of four women in Nigeria’s...

Aisha Bewley, Arabic-to-English Translator, Named Muslim "Woman of the Year"

Ms Bewley, the wife of Hajj Abdalhaqq Bewley, has authored...

These Northern Wedding rights nurture female friendships

For women in the region, weddings are a way to...

A Veil, A Shroud, A Hijab

It is not about the hijab itself but the concept...

Is Wearing a Hijab Still a Big Deal?

Why does the hijab have to be associated with fear?...