Articles and Video:
From Mary Aderibigbe (10/14/13)
Mediate.com has helped develop the field of mediation and ADR. I salute the foresight and the spirit of sustainability over the years. It must take a whole lot of determination to keep it going. It has provided for me an avenue to contribute to the field, to learn more and grow in the profession. It has touched the world with the gamut of knowledge on dispute resolution and has helped move the world forward in the art of peaceable living. I congratulate the Editor and the entire team at Mediate.com. Congratulations!
Insecurity in Nigeria: Focus on the Family (11/30/12)
The society goes by the people in it. Strong, healthy families ensue when the needs of its members are met, making for the building of a strong and progressive society. The state of the family institution is a major index to the determination of the condition in the society. This article discusses how mediation can strengthen the basic family units.
Antidote for Divorce is to Nip it in the Bud (10/12/12)
This article demonstrates through a case that divorce could be averted if properly managed at the source. It started with an issue which could over time degenerate or escalate to a point that it threatens the relationship. It is evident that every disagreement has a potential of causing a breakup. The solution is to resolve challenges as they arise to keep a marriage strong.
Family Life-Line Through Wide-Base Support (08/23/10)
Family matters are not suited for resolution in the court because of its adversarial nature. It increases hostilities, bitterness and escalates conflicts hurting children. Mediation is beneficial in family matters. Mediation is private and aims at amicable settlement, but this is not yet fully embraced in Nigeria. Mediation can also be practised in collaboration with other services to reconcile and strengthen families.
Conflict Resolution Through Speaking The Truth In Love Not In War (08/01/10)
Divorce, separation, family violence, perennial disputes rocking many homes, ever so often stem from minor misunderstandings, which were inadvertently left to escalate due to neglect or improper management. Marital relationships are strengthened when differences are afforded early attention and amicable settlement. The contrary is the case when disagreements between couples are left unattended, or devoid of effective management.