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Onelife Initiative

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Loud Whispers is about the untold sexual and reproductive health and rights challenges of adolescent girls and young women in Nigeria. Issues of unplanned pregnancy, gender-based violence, unsafe abortion, contraception etc are addressed in this radio drama in 18 episodes. Loud Whispers was produced by Onelife Initiative for Human Development, Nigeria with support from Amplify Change. You can also listen to the local language version at www.bit.ly/episode1igbekelekeleFor more information about the radio drama, you can reach us through contact@onelifeinitiative.org

Latest Episodes

Episode 18 — Loud Whispers

In this final episode, Risikat finds out the person behind Akin's brutal attack and this begins the resolution between Ebun and the love of her life. FInd out how the issues are resolved among the rest of the characters. We would like to hear from you; new information you have learnt from the radio drama Loud Whispers and what resolutions would have been more satisfying to you among the characters. Thanks for listening. Stay Safe!

14 minSEP 5
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Episode 18 — Loud Whispers

Episode 17 — Loud Whispers

Engineer Kolawole tries to pay his way out of the trouble his son has brought upon himself, is that how they do it in California? Will he succeed this time? Talk to us about what capital punishment you think is appropriate for sexual abusers.

14 minAUG 28
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Episode 17 — Loud Whispers

Episode 16 — Loud Whispers

Trouble arises as an unknown woman harrasses Ebun and threatens her to leave her husband Akin alone this leaves Ebun in deep thought as she finds out that the love of her life has not been entirely honest with her. Bolu confides in her friend Helen and they both try to find means to end the pregnancy in any way possible. Will she have the guts to go ahead with it? What do girls in your community do to when they find themselves in similar situations? If you find yourself in Bolu's situation and do not know what to do, talk to us on 09027770177 and we will educate you on what options are available to you.

14 minAUG 22
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Episode 16 — Loud Whispers

Episode 15 — Loud Whispers

Helen is excited as she recounts the events at the party while Ebun bursts in tears as she remembers the incident which occured in Wale's room. Ahmed composes a fuji song for Ebun on his hospital bed despite the injuries he sustains, will they find out who is behind Ahmed's brutal attack? Gbadegun returns home and threads carefully around Abeke to prevent their usual fights so he doesn't land in the police cell again.

14 minAUG 15
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Episode 15 — Loud Whispers

Episode 14 — Loud Whispers

Tofunmi rushes to the hospital where her mother is admitted and finds Femi there as well, they try to resolve their issues and find a head way. Bolu finds herself in a closed room with drunk wale at a party which she was not given permission to attend, what do you think will be her fate, what would you do in her shoes? Send us a message and tell us what you would have done, have you been in similar position, what did you do?

14 minAUG 8
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Episode 14 — Loud Whispers

Episode 13 — Loud Whispers

All hell breaks loose as Femi finds out that Tofunmi is dating his boss Engineer kolawole. What will be her excuse? Gbenga finally returns home and realising their mistakes they both apologise and make amends as they realise that family planning is a decision of both parties involved. Abeke passes out after engaging in a fight with her husband and is rushed to the hospital while Gbadegun her husband is arrested by the police for abuse.

14 minAUG 1
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Episode 13 — Loud Whispers

Episode 12 — Loud Whispers

Uncle Leke summons Gbenga to his house to beg on behalf of his wife for what she did to their unborn child. Akin comes to challenge Iya Alagbo and asks for all his gift back, will she succeed in convincing him otherwise? What is your take on arranged marriage? Hit us up and let us know what you think about arranged marriages now as against decades ago when it was the norm.

14 minJUL 25
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Episode 12 — Loud Whispers

Episode 11 — Loud Whispers

Deola fights for her marriage by approaching Unkle Leke to help interceed on her behalf while as Ebun and Ahmed declares their love for each other, Akin comes in and starts an argument with Ahmed over who deserves to marry Ebun. Abeke serves Gbadegun a bowl of water and claims since it is free, that is what he deserved for not giving her money for food.

14 minJUL 18
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Episode 11 — Loud Whispers

Episode 10 — Loud Whispers

It is very important that girls learn how to calculate their menstrual cycle especially if they decide to be sexually active so as not to end up confused and afraid like Tofunmi. Bolu finds herself in a fix when she visits Wale in his father's house when no one is around, is Bolu's assertion skills strong enough to get her out? Risikat has been referred to a youth friendly centre to get her period calendar sorted out.

15 minJUL 11
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Episode 10 — Loud Whispers

Episode 9 — Loud Whispers

Risikat goes to find solution to her pregnancy from her usual customer while Senior Wale decides to spoil Helen and Bolu in school. Tofunmi gets tired of the regular visits from Engineer Kolawole how does she handle it? When girls keep taking generous gifts from men, they eventually have to pay back in one way or the other, how does Bolu and Tofunmi pay back? Missed out on the previous episodes, scroll down to see episodes 1 - 8.

14 minJUL 4
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Episode 9 — Loud Whispers

Latest Episodes

Episode 18 — Loud Whispers

In this final episode, Risikat finds out the person behind Akin's brutal attack and this begins the resolution between Ebun and the love of her life. FInd out how the issues are resolved among the rest of the characters. We would like to hear from you; new information you have learnt from the radio drama Loud Whispers and what resolutions would have been more satisfying to you among the characters. Thanks for listening. Stay Safe!

14 minSEP 5
Comments
Episode 18 — Loud Whispers

Episode 17 — Loud Whispers

Engineer Kolawole tries to pay his way out of the trouble his son has brought upon himself, is that how they do it in California? Will he succeed this time? Talk to us about what capital punishment you think is appropriate for sexual abusers.

14 minAUG 28
Comments
Episode 17 — Loud Whispers

Episode 16 — Loud Whispers

Trouble arises as an unknown woman harrasses Ebun and threatens her to leave her husband Akin alone this leaves Ebun in deep thought as she finds out that the love of her life has not been entirely honest with her. Bolu confides in her friend Helen and they both try to find means to end the pregnancy in any way possible. Will she have the guts to go ahead with it? What do girls in your community do to when they find themselves in similar situations? If you find yourself in Bolu's situation and do not know what to do, talk to us on 09027770177 and we will educate you on what options are available to you.

14 minAUG 22
Comments
Episode 16 — Loud Whispers

Episode 15 — Loud Whispers

Helen is excited as she recounts the events at the party while Ebun bursts in tears as she remembers the incident which occured in Wale's room. Ahmed composes a fuji song for Ebun on his hospital bed despite the injuries he sustains, will they find out who is behind Ahmed's brutal attack? Gbadegun returns home and threads carefully around Abeke to prevent their usual fights so he doesn't land in the police cell again.

14 minAUG 15
Comments
Episode 15 — Loud Whispers

Episode 14 — Loud Whispers

Tofunmi rushes to the hospital where her mother is admitted and finds Femi there as well, they try to resolve their issues and find a head way. Bolu finds herself in a closed room with drunk wale at a party which she was not given permission to attend, what do you think will be her fate, what would you do in her shoes? Send us a message and tell us what you would have done, have you been in similar position, what did you do?

14 minAUG 8
Comments
Episode 14 — Loud Whispers

Episode 13 — Loud Whispers

All hell breaks loose as Femi finds out that Tofunmi is dating his boss Engineer kolawole. What will be her excuse? Gbenga finally returns home and realising their mistakes they both apologise and make amends as they realise that family planning is a decision of both parties involved. Abeke passes out after engaging in a fight with her husband and is rushed to the hospital while Gbadegun her husband is arrested by the police for abuse.

14 minAUG 1
Comments
Episode 13 — Loud Whispers

Episode 12 — Loud Whispers

Uncle Leke summons Gbenga to his house to beg on behalf of his wife for what she did to their unborn child. Akin comes to challenge Iya Alagbo and asks for all his gift back, will she succeed in convincing him otherwise? What is your take on arranged marriage? Hit us up and let us know what you think about arranged marriages now as against decades ago when it was the norm.

14 minJUL 25
Comments
Episode 12 — Loud Whispers

Episode 11 — Loud Whispers

Deola fights for her marriage by approaching Unkle Leke to help interceed on her behalf while as Ebun and Ahmed declares their love for each other, Akin comes in and starts an argument with Ahmed over who deserves to marry Ebun. Abeke serves Gbadegun a bowl of water and claims since it is free, that is what he deserved for not giving her money for food.

14 minJUL 18
Comments
Episode 11 — Loud Whispers

Episode 10 — Loud Whispers

It is very important that girls learn how to calculate their menstrual cycle especially if they decide to be sexually active so as not to end up confused and afraid like Tofunmi. Bolu finds herself in a fix when she visits Wale in his father's house when no one is around, is Bolu's assertion skills strong enough to get her out? Risikat has been referred to a youth friendly centre to get her period calendar sorted out.

15 minJUL 11
Comments
Episode 10 — Loud Whispers

Episode 9 — Loud Whispers

Risikat goes to find solution to her pregnancy from her usual customer while Senior Wale decides to spoil Helen and Bolu in school. Tofunmi gets tired of the regular visits from Engineer Kolawole how does she handle it? When girls keep taking generous gifts from men, they eventually have to pay back in one way or the other, how does Bolu and Tofunmi pay back? Missed out on the previous episodes, scroll down to see episodes 1 - 8.

14 minJUL 4
Comments
Episode 9 — Loud Whispers
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