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Human Rights Watch Accuses Nigeria Of Abusing Children’s Rights

Human Rights Watch Accuses Nigeria Of Abusing Children’s Rights

The NGO’s latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in “inhuman conditions.” Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram. The report called “‘They Didn’t Know if I Was Alive or Dead”: Military Detention of Children for Suspected Boko Haram Involvement in Northeast Nigeria,” says many children are “held without charge […]

Rape in South Africa: why the system is failing women

Rape in South Africa: why the system is failing women

About 150 women report being raped to the police in South Africa daily. Fewer than 30 of the cases will be prosecuted, and no more than 10 will result in a conviction. This translates into an overall conviction rate of 4% – 8% of reported cases. In this edited extract from her new book, Rape […]