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Two-Time Rape Victim Infected With HIV, Forced To Marry Rapist

Two-Time Rape Victim Infected With HIV, Forced To Marry Rapist

Jane Draru (not real names) seats on the verandah of her grass-thatched house in Kopu village in Ayipe Sub County in Koboko District folding her hands on her chest. She celebrated her 18th birthday early this month. Draru, who seems lost in a state of despair was raped twice in a space of four years, […]

UNHCR Is Committed To Fighting Gender Based Violence – Lori Handrahan

UNHCR Is Committed To Fighting Gender Based Violence – Lori Handrahan

The Reporter: You are quoted for saying: “Thorough research deftly illustrates how money, sex, and the exploitation of our children have fueled a fire that is ravaging our nation”. You have worked in many nations, in areas of conflicts advocating for human rights and against gender-based violence. Share with me some of the highlights? Lori […]

From ‘Me’ To ‘We’

From ‘Me’ To ‘We’

One of the most common early relationship experiences is deciding when to say “I love you”—that is, of course, after you figure out you are in fact in love with your partner. It’s not just timing that’s an emotional struggle. There’s where to say it, how soon is too soon, and what to do if the […]

Tackling Maternal Deaths In Southern Nigeria Using Technology and Birth Kits Via Help Mums

Tackling Maternal Deaths In Southern Nigeria Using Technology and Birth Kits Via Help Mums

When Abiodun Adereni founded HelpMum two years ago, his dream was to provide basic health information to pregnant women and to help tackle maternal and infant mortality in Nigeria. Now, faced with the harsh reality of decreasing maternal and child mortality in the country, Adereni feels much more work needs to be done to achieve […]

Two Ebola Health Workers Killed In the DRC

Two Ebola Health Workers Killed In the DRC

The health ministry of the Democratic Republic of Congo said Monday two community health workers engaged in Ebola prevention have been killed in the eastern North Kivu province. The ministry said the workers had been receiving death threats for months. Ministry officials, meanwhile, have confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma, a city of […]

Women Bodies Exhumed From Man’s House And Yard

Women Bodies Exhumed From Man’s House And Yard

A total of five bodies have been exhumed from a yard of 25-year-old Julius Thabiso Mndawe who stays in Masoyi near Hazyview. The man who is now a suspect in the matter pointed out all the areas where he killed, raped and concealed the bodies of the victims. Yesterday alone, police exhumed three bodies following […]

Facebook Fined U.S.$5 Billion For Cambridge Analytical Scandal

Facebook Fined U.S.$5 Billion For Cambridge Analytical Scandal

Facebook faces a $5 billion fine by the United States regulator over the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been investigating since March 2018 allegations that political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica improperly obtained the data of up to 87 million Facebook users. The investigation focused on whether Facebook had violated a 2011 […]

The Story Corner : This CAN of Worms

The Story Corner :  This CAN of Worms

Ladies and gentlemen, I really don’t know how to explain exactly how I feel but I think that religion in this part of the world is overrated or just a means of keeping people under the palms of a supreme physical leader. You may argue this with me but this is my opinion about this. […]

Aircraft Assembled, and Flown, By SA Teenagers Lands Safely In Egypt

Aircraft Assembled, and Flown, By SA Teenagers Lands Safely In Egypt

The first aircraft assembled, and flown, by South African teenagers arrived safely in Cairo, Egypt, on Monday, after it jetted off from Cape Town last month. The aircraft was assembled by a group of 20 students from vastly different backgrounds. According to the BBC, the four-seater Sling 4 plane landed in Namibia, Malawi, Ethiopia, Zanzibar, […]

Women Rights Are Human Rights

Women Rights Are Human Rights

The Government of Liberia Must Act in Accordance with its Constitutional Mandate as the Primary Duty Bearer to Prevent, Protect and End All Forms of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Liberia. The Liberia Feminist Forum, other women and human right groups in Liberia are concerned over the rise in reported cases of rape, sexual abuse, […]