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In Lock down Bolivia, Calls From Abused Girls Flood Hotline

In Lock down Bolivia, Calls From Abused Girls Flood Hotline

Since the coronavirus lockdown began in Bolivia, Brisa De Angulo’s charity for sexually abused children has received hundreds of telephone calls from girls trapped in homes with their abusers, but one desperate plea stands out. A 10-year-old pregnant girl, gang-raped by two cousins in her home, had gone into labour. She tried to get to […]

Court Stops Lockdown In Malawi

Court Stops Lockdown In Malawi

High Court Judge Kenyatta Nyirenda who was recently accused by Malawi government of undermining coronavirus efforts has on Friday granted Human rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) an injunction against pending 21-day lockdown. HRDC Chairperson Gift Trapence has confirmed to Nyasa Times that the judge has also ordered an inter-party hearing within seven days for judicial review. […]