Essays / The Pontifical Papers

[Sunday Punch] ON GENDER EQUALITY AND THE IGNORANCE OF HIGH PLACES | by Ayo Sogunro

Over a week ago, the lawmakers of Enugu State had the opportunity to consider what was termed the “Equal Rights and Opportunities for Men and Women and other Matters Related Thereto Bill.” These lawmakers, however, were not in the mood for opportunities—equal or otherwise—and the bill was “stepped down.” I have not seen a copy … Continue reading

Essays / Generic / The Pontifical Papers

BABY VISITING: CONTEMPLATIONS FOR THE ADULT MALE | by Ayo Sogunro

One day, I eventually summoned the courage to go baby visiting. For a long time, I had avoided this task. The realisation that my female friends were becoming proud mothers had depressed me greatly, if irrationally. Despite the joy motherhood had brought to them, I (being organically younger) did not appreciate the sudden obligations of … Continue reading