Tag: Women

” 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....