From “This is Nigeria” and now to “Child of the world”, I can’t stop having enough from Falz.

Folarin Falana, better known by his stage name Falz is a Nigerian rapper, actor, and songwriter. The video of this single address Sexual harassment /violence, HIV/AIDS, and Suicide.

Of recent, we heard of a professor in my Alma mater demanding five rounds of sex from his student before she can pass his course.

A study in South Africa shows that one in three women/girls have experienced sexual violence, coerce to have sex, and have been abused in whatever form. That report further states that those women/girls that have also been abused have a higher probability of contracting HIV/AIDS. However, this would go on to affect the chances of such women/girls economically, socially, and even leadership-wise.

Moreover, victims of such actions also need to SPEAK UP. The case at the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile Ife shows that justice is still possible in this country.

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However, at the end of the day all of us must stand up and be fearless in advocating a stop to sexual harassment / violence, showing some love and ending any form of discrimination towards victims of HIV/AIDS, and reaching out to somebody today to show you care about them, and letting them know that taking their lives is not the solution to their problems.

Finally, it is a good job to Folarin Falana popularly known as Falz. Though I still have the likes of SOCO, Science Students and others on my playlist. I think music is about mood, sometimes you feel you need something slow, light, or maybe lace with heavy beats, etc.

Thank my goodness for life.

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JEGEDE Abayomi Samuel 
Co-founder JASFET Foundation

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