Silence and stigma over a natural process, menstruation, carry serious repercussions, including harming girls’ education and endangering health and safety.
from Scidev.Net on May 30, 2016.
The UN human rights chief has welcomed the guilty verdict against ex-Chadian President Hissène Habré on crimes against humanity, summary executions, torture and rape.
from UN on May 30, 2016.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is continuing negotiations for the release of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls.
from allAfrica, Premium Times on May 30, 2016.
Women in Somaliland are working together with an NGO to eliminate one of the most ancient and extreme practices of female genital mutilation.
from Bhekisisa on May 30, 2016.
African audiences will be seeing less of Caitlyn Jenner after complaints from Nigeria saw her reality show “I Am Cait” cancelled across the continent.
from Quartz Africa on May 29, 2016.
A renewable energy project on the Galapagos Islands has cut diesel imports, greenhouse gas emissions and preserved endangered species.
from Global Sustainable Electricity Partnership on May 29, 2016.
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