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South African Whistleblowers “Don’t Feel Safe”, Following the Death of Babita Deokaran

South African Whistleblowers “Don’t Feel Safe”, Following the Death of Babita Deokaran

23 Sep 21

Hannah Uguru

Mosilo Mothepu speaks on the dangers of exposing top-level malpractice, following the recent assassination of civil servant...
Africa's Sex Workers and the Politics of OnlyFans

Africa's Sex Workers and the Politics of OnlyFans

23 Sep 21
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Adetokunbo Abiola

Sex workers across Africa face challenges: police arrests, societal disapproval, extortion, scorn. OnlyFans provides respite...

450 UN Peacekeepers to Be Withdrawn From the Central African Republic, Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

450 UN Peacekeepers to Be Withdrawn From the Central African Republic, Amid Sexual Abuse Allegations

16 Sep 21
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Hannah Uguru

The United Nations announced on Wednesday that its Gabonese peacekeeping contingent in the Central African Republic (CAR)...

New Birthing Facility in Liberia Set to Decrease Maternal Complications

New Birthing Facility in Liberia Set to Decrease Maternal Complications

15 Sep 21
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Hannah Uguru

Dignity: Liberia plan to open a new maternity waiting home later this year, House of Hope and Dignity

HRW: Kenya’s Government Is Failing to Protect Women and Girls Against Gender-Based Violence

HRW: Kenya’s Government Is Failing to Protect Women and Girls Against Gender-Based Violence

22 Sep 21
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Hannah Uguru

A spike in violence against women and girls during the COVID-19 pandemic reveals glaring inadequacies in Kenya’s legal and...

How Nigeria’s Housing Market Puts Single Women at Risk

How Nigeria’s Housing Market Puts Single Women at Risk

16 Sep 21
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Valentine Iwenwanne

In Nigeria, housing shortfalls, a lack of regulation, and gender discrimination put single women under pressure. 

Nigerien Youth Under Threat and Women Invisibilised As Rebels Strike

Nigerien Youth Under Threat and Women Invisibilised As Rebels Strike

14 Sep 21

Hannah Uguru

Human rights group Amnesty warns “an entire generation is growing up surrounded by death and destruction”, in Niger’s western...
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