Sexual Health

Why women shouldn’t have sex immediately after childbirth – Gynaecologist

Monday, January 24, 2022

Having sexual immediately after childbirth can cause bleeding, infection, painful sex and break down of perineal tear in women, says a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist.
The gynaecologist, Abosede Lewu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday that the well-being of the woman immediately after birth would determine when to resume sexual intercourse.
Ms Lewu is the team lead at Girlsaide Initiative and Convener, Keep All Mothers Alive Project.

IDPs are being raped – Nigerian govt raises alarm over HIV/AIDS rate

Sunday, November 5, 2017

Head, Humanitarian Assistance, Resettlement and Rehabilitation of the Presidential Committee on North-east Initiative (PCNI), Dr. Sidi Ali Mohammed, has attributed the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp in the North-east to rampant cases of rape.
Ali Mohammed spoke on the sidelines of a PCNI meeting in Abuja.
He, however, assured that the security sub-committee of PCNI is working round the clock to ensure more places that are liberated were getting the humanitarian assistance they need.