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Congo is the most dangerous place for women

22.10.2022 BBC: Judith Wanga

I was unemployed, trying to kickstart a career in political journalism when I received a call from a BBC producer making a documentary about the Democratic Republic of Congo. My uncle works in the Congolese community in north London, translating…

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We work like Slaves: Black women stuck in…

22.10.2022 Roots Online

SEVERAL women who have been lured to the Middle East by prospects of good jobs and earnings have issued distress calls to escape the appalling conditions under which they are allegedly forced to live. This comes in the wake of warnings about a…

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Empowering Women and Girls in the Democratic…

22.10.2022 Charles Tjatindi

Empowering Women and Girls in the Democratic Republic of Congo … Sensitizing men and boys to the importance of gender and reproductive health issues is part of Yvette Molongo's work. Photo: IMA World Health. As a child growing up in the Democratic…

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It is not yet Uhuru for Women in Uganda

22.10.2022 Winnie Kiiza

It is not yet Uhuru for the women of Uganda … Editor's Note: Below is a viewpoint from the Foresight Africa 2022 report, which explores top priorities for the region in the coming year. Read the full chapter on African women and girls. Women’s…

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Sexual violence of women normalized in Uganda

22.10.2022 Caroline Kimeu

Sexual abuse is normalized’: Uganda struggles with #MeToo … Samantha Mwesigye’s case had hoped to be the catalyst for a change to the culture of toxic masculinity. But four years on, she is still waiting to be heard … A protest in support of…

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Bodies of Migrants from Ethopia exhumed

22.10.2022 Africa News

Malawi finds more bodies of suspected migrants after the mass grave discovery … The decomposing remains were found in a forest in the northern district of Mzimba. Malawi is a popular route for illegal migration from East Africa into South Africa…

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