#BeingfemaleinNigeria is being told countless times that I will never find a husband because I am "too ambitious" and outspoken.
A child's failure is the mothers shame but a child's success is the fathers pride #BeingFemaleInNigeria
#BeingFemaleInNigeria not being "allowed" to move out until you're married because "respectable woman"
Guys can be aggressive. It's allowed. But a furious woman lacks home training no matter what upset her.#beingfemaleinNigeria
#BeingFemaleInNigeria your brothers can go out anytime they like, but as a girl you have to give two weeks prior notice n be home by 4pm.
#beingfemaleinnigeria in case you don't know, immigration requests a consent letter from husband to get a passport for kids.
#beingfemaleinnigeria means your involvement in politics will be limited to clapping, singing and wearing aso-ebi unless you prove yourself.
Can I talk about how many strange men on the street feel entitled enough to my body to touch me when I walk past them? #beingfemaleinNigeria
#beingfemaleinnigeria is getting harassed in the market for wearing shorts in a country where the weather hits 40degrees on an average day
#BeingfemaleinNigeria you're 30 years old? And you wanna leave your boyfriend for cheating? Ordinary cheating? I'm sorry for you. Wa le le.
#BeingFemaleInNigeria we are taught to be submissive, accepting, forgiving, painfully respectful. God forbid we mistakenly voice our opinion
#BeingFemaleInNigeria Do not try to get a PhD, you will definitely scare men, a first degree is fine, a PhD means you KNOW TOO MUCH.....
#beingfemaleinnigeria is tipping the restaurant worker with YOUR money from YOUR bag but the worker thanking your male companion instead.
Just to add to these tweets, Being female in Nigeria...
Is being relegated to the kitchen while the men discuss and decide affairs for everyone.
Is getting used to having your body pinched, prodded and pressed by strange men in public, particularly market places.
Is accepting that you got cheated on, while standing with your head held high, cooking his food, cleaning up after him and screwing his brains out in bed.
Is having a rich sponsor once you have a level of independence. Because God forbid a woman have her own money and live a certain lifestyle
Is having people jeer at any bad driver. If it's a man; why you dey drive like woman? If it's a woman; no wonder, na woman!
Is receiving shabby treatment and service at the restaurant even when you're a paying customer, once you're without a man.
Is going for drinks with your girlfriends and receiving strange stares, because you ladies are either prostitutes or waiting to be approached by men.
Guys, male and female alike, in your personal experiences what's it like being female in Nigeria?