Loud Whispers

Loud Whispers

By Onelife Initiative
Loud Whispers is about the untold sexual and reproductive health and rights challenges of adolescent girls and young women in Nigeria.

From issues of unplanned pregnancy, to sexual assaults, to worries about unsafe abortion, unprotected sex etc are addressed in this radio drama in 18 episodes.

Let's know what you think ....
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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.
14:49
July 4, 2020
Episode 8 — Loud Whispers
Ebun and Aunty Deola have a heart to heart about the secrets of a happy marriage while Tofunmi and Engineer Kolawole gets into a fight. In the home of Deola and Boye, Deola discovers she has lost yet another pregnancy, could she be faking it? Find out in Episode 8.
14:56
June 27, 2020
Episode 7 — Loud Whispers
Risikat does what she knows how to do best. Akin is likely her victim this time and that brings her in conflict with Ebun. Deola finally meets Iya Alagbo and gives her a piece of her mind following the result of the herbs she bought from her. Deola also seeks for help from a health care provider — what did she tell her? Find out in this episode of Loud Whispers. Let's know what you think? You can also leave us on a comment on instagram — we are @onelifeinitiative
14:48
June 20, 2020
Episode 6 — Loud Whispers
Bolu blushes as senior Wale tickles her fancy with sweet words and tries to impress her with his father's car while on the other end Iya Alagbo receives a greek gift from Akin. The issues are unfolding in bits and pieces. There's also no stopping Engr. Kolawole .... It's Loud Whispers, your favourite radio drama. You can also listen in on 5 other radio stations in and around South West Nigeria in both English and Yoruba. 
14:54
June 13, 2020
Episode 5 — Loud Whispers
Sarah has the opportunity to give Bolu “The Talk” about sex and boys but does she take it? Let's see what she has to tell her. We also see Risikat’s hilarious family ‘emergency’ and her discussion with Mrs. Komolafe. We will like to hear from you what “the talk” was like for you. Do send us a message to share your story.
14:25
June 6, 2020
Episode 4 — Loud Whispers
Enter Wale, the football star who is loved by all the girls in school. What is he up to this time? The world-famous Iya Alagbo is also back on the scene doing what she knows best. She's all out for Ebun in this episode. Risikat also shows off again, and even predicts that her boss is pregnant. Was she correct?  Enjoy Episode 4 of Loud Whispers and tell us what you think in the comment section. You can also send in an audio feedback. We'll love to hear from you. 
14:21
May 30, 2020
Episode 3 — Loud Whispers
In Episode 3, Boye desperately wants something from his wife Deola. We also hear Tofunmi seeking for a solution to her financial situation from Sade. Listen and hear what Sade is offering her. Is it safe?  In this episode, you will also meet Ahmed, the one and only Fuji prospect in Loud Whispers.  Wondering who the cast and crew are? Episode 3 unlocks that information. 
14:48
May 23, 2020
Episode 2 — Loud Whispers
It's the Gbas Gbos Episode! With Risikat keen on enjoying her One life.  Domestic Violence also plays out in Tofunmi's home. Listen and hear if Tofunmi was able to get money for her admission.  Iya Alagbo also get a new customer who has a strange need.  Enjoy the 2nd of 18 episodes of Loud Whispers and let's know what you think.  Loud Whispers was produced by Onelife Initiative with support from Amplify Change.  If after listening, you have questions, please call or WhatsApp 09027770177
14:46
May 16, 2020
Episode 1 - Loud Whispers
In Episode 1, the pressure mounts quickly.  The young woman's husband wants to 'eat'. He is desperate to throw the sexual health of his wife out of the window.  Find out the argument for and against family planning in this episode.  Loud whispers was produced by Onelife Initiative, with support from Amplify Change. 
14:09
May 4, 2020
Theme Song - Loud Whispers
What's the whisper in your head? What's the whisper in the head of an adolescent girl who is raped?  What's the sound of thunder in the head of a woman who is beaten by her husband? Listen.  It's the theme song for episodes 1 to 18.  do re mi fa so la ti do ...  Sound of thunder loud whispers, only whispers can say w'at it means (w'at it means) Flowing through the heart and walking around my veins, loud whisper When the sunshine (we whisper) When the rain fall (we whisper whisper yea) Chorus:  Oh loud whispers  Oh loud whispers  I can feel the pain in my veins Oh loud whispers Oh loud whispers  I can hear the sound in my head
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May 3, 2020