The Never Ending Search For Home

By Reem Gaafar Man is a creature on the move. Forever, people have been carrying their homes on their backs and traveling wherever life is safe, prosperous and peaceful. They follow the rains and the rivers, away from predators and drought and war. Before such a thing as borders was invented, there was no limit […]

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Boko Haram: Facts & Figures

Article by Christelle Mekoh April 14, 2014, an abduction took place at Government Secondary School, Chibok, in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State, Nigeria. Who were abducted? 300 girls. This headline took the world by storm and created an international campaign known by many as “Bring Back Our Girls”. The #BBOG movement was born! […]

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Africa and The Abused Woman Complex

Article is by C.J Npowa Doesn’t it just amaze you that women who have been abused but only to come out about it decades later, whether they were abused by a family member, a friend or a community leader. Doesn’t it just amaze you that people always cross examine the victim? Well, why didn’t you […]

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FGM: The Elephant In The Room

By Reem Gaafar Female Genital Mutilation is one those terrifying realities that is still practiced openly today, mainly in Africa and parts of Asia, although globalization and massive migration has carried the practice to parts of Europe, Australia and the Americas. Its  right up there with child brides and burying female children on the long […]

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Women and Inheritance of Ancestral Land

Inheritance: That which is or may be inherited; that which is derived by an heir from an ancestor or other person; a heritage; a possession passes by descent. Heir: A person who obtains right or ownership to property upon death of an ancestor, where there is no will left by the ancestor. Inheriting of ancestral […]

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