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Since The Overthrow Of Bashir’s Regime In April, Women Have Begun To Dress And Act With Greater Freedom

Since The Overthrow Of Bashir’s Regime In April, Women Have Begun To Dress And Act With Greater Freedom

In Sudan’s capital Khartoum, a hip-hop producer who had his equipment seized during anti-government protests last year is now free to mix tracks in his studio. Across town, an all-female troupe in pink T-shirts and white jeans practise rhythmic dance routines late in the evening in a dimly-lit car park. The overthrow of Omar al-Bashir’s […]

Revised Labor Law Grants Women Extended Maternal Leave In Ethiopia

Revised Labor Law Grants Women Extended Maternal Leave In Ethiopia

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR) on Thursday approved a draft to revise the existing Labor Proclamation which has been in place for a decade. The newly revised bill, referred to as Labor Proclamation No.1156/2019, has granted female workers an extended period of maternal leave while it also extends the period of probation for employees […]

Kenya’s Rape Survivors Win Right To Abortion In Landmark Court Ruling

Kenya’s Rape Survivors Win Right To Abortion In Landmark Court Ruling

Kenya’s High Court ruled that rape survivors had the right to an abortion on Wednesday, as it ordered authorities to pay almost $30,000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion. The landmark ruling in a country where abortion is illegal in most cases was in response to […]