Category: Women Mental Health

The Breasts and the Brain

Across the ages, breasts have remained very relevant to the provision of comfort for humans. For the newborn human, this paired organ serves as the source of nutrition and vitality. We know that the first milk produced soon after the delivery of the baby is naturally constituted to nurture the neonate with much-needed antibodies that protect the newborn from infectious...

” Men can control their sexual urges regardless of what they see”-Mapayi

Still on this issue of rape. Dr. Mapayi discusses the legal and moral angle towards addressing the problem holistically. She also offers a practical guide for the victim and the entire society in the concluding part of the interview. Happy reading! PLEACenter: Some are of the opinion that rapists are mentally ill persons who are also victims of abuse? What...

“The mental health effects of rape are multiple and difficult to predict”-Mapayi

In the second part of our conversation, Dr. Mapayi delves into the issue of rape and its effect on the mental health of victims. Happy reading! PLEACenter: Recently, there seems to be an upsurge in gender-based violence, including rape. What exactly is rape? Rape is unlawful sexual intercourse or any other sexual penetration of the vagina, anus, or mouth of...

Mothers killing babies: A Positive Mental Health Perspective

Becoming a mother is expected to bring joy and fulfillment. The unusual act of Infanticide is the intentional killing of infants. It is a dastardly act which is more commonly carried out by women. Recently, the news of a 21-year-old lady in Enugu who allegedly (she has not been found guilty) killed her newborn child was trending on social media....