Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM)
For struggle, Solidarity and Socialism in Nigeria
Newspaper of the DSM
November 16th 2003
REGULATION OF FEMALE DRESSING:
Within the context of the socio-economic and political realities of Nigeria today, the Ogun State House of Assembly’s intention to pass a bill to regulate female dressing is an unnecessary diversion and an act of escapism. It will not achieve the objectives for which it is proposed.
26th September 2003
AMINA LAWAL'S ACQUITTAL:
The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) welcomes the decision of the Sharia Appeal Court in Katsina State to quash the death sentence, by stoning, earlier passed by a lower sharia court on Mrs. Amina Lawal for allegedly committing adultery.
March 1st 2003
Titi Salaam, Secretary, Women's Section, DSM
Women constitute 49% of the total population in Nigeria, according to the controversial 1991 census. As it obtains in every capitalist society, as a rule, women are marginalised and oppressed in Nigeria.
27 February 2002
SET HER FREE NOW!
The Women Section of Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), the Nigerian section of the Committee for a Workers’ International (CWI), calls for the quashing of the death sentence by stoning passed by a Shariah Court in Gwadabawa, Sokoto State, Nigeria, on Mrs. Safiyat Hussain, a 35 year old woman and nursing mother, allegedly for committing adultery.
On 7th December, Nigeria will host the Miss World "beauty" pageant in Abuja, the federal capital. Private interests as well as the government are investing millions of dollars in this programme. Among the leading personalities behind it is the wife of the president herself, Chief (Mrs) Stella Obasanjo.