Gender Role Differentiation

The current study investigates how descriptive and prescriptive gender norms that communicate work and family identities to be (in)compatible with gender identities limit or enhance young men and women’s family and career aspirations. Results show that young adults (N = 445) perceived gender norms to assign greater compatibility between female and family identities and male […]

Transactional Sex

Transactional sex – the exchange of sex for money, gifts or favour – is not uncommon on Nigerian university campuses. Local media and previous research have reported that some students on Nigerian campuses engage in transactional sex. They exchange sex with men in positions of power for grades, money and gifts. These men are known as blessers, aristos, sugar daddies […]

Child Abuse and It’s Effects

What is child abuse and neglect? Child abuse isn’t just about black eyes. While physical abuse is shocking due to the marks it leaves, not all signs of child abuse are as obvious. Ignoring children’s needs, putting them in unsupervised, dangerous situations, exposing them to sexual situations, or making them feel worthless or stupid are […]

Teen Dating???

Dating, especially during the teenage years, is thought to be an important way for young people to build self-identity, develop social skills, learn about other people, and grow emotionally. et new research from the University of Georgia has found that not dating can be an equally beneficial choice for teens. And in some ways, these […]

LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANNA?

Marijuana, also spelled marihuana, crude drug composed of the leaves and flowers of plants in the genus Cannabis. The term marijuana is sometimes used interchangeably with cannabis; however, the latter refers specifically to the plant genus, which comprises C. sativa and, by some classifications, C. indica and C. ruderalis. Marijuana is known by a variety of other names, including pot, tea, grass, and weed, igbo, smoke. It is usually dried and crushed […]

Danger: Office romance ahead

Consider these five reasons why dating your co-worker might not be such a good idea.   Office romances happen—sometimes out of nowhere. After all, you spend the majority of your day and week with the same group of people, and it’s only natural that natural attractions may develop into something more. But dating a co-worker […]

HAPPINESS ON VALENTINE’S DAY

With Valentine’s Day here, it’s a reminder that it’s also Singles Awareness Day. Like you didn’t already feel bad enough about being single, right? But this year, you don’t need to wallow and bring yourself down just because you aren’t in a relationship. Because, believe it or not, there are plenty of great reasons to […]