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The pandemic within a pandemic

The pandemic within a pandemic

Malawi: unintended consequences Lengthy school closures to control the spread of the coronavirus have led to a surge in already appalling numbers of teen pregnancies and early marriages It’s a cold...

C-19: In South Africa, rule of law questioned

C-19: In South Africa, rule of law questioned

The tenth of April 2020 was a warm autumn day, and Collins Khosa, 40, was sitting in his yard at his home in the Far East Bank of Alexandra township in northern Johannesburg, enjoying a glass of beer. But then South African National Defence Force members tasked with enforcing the lockdown found him.

Rape and justice

Rape and justice

Mozambique’s gender-based violence laws Several laws address rape and domestic violence, but their enforcement is shaky By Mercedes Sayagues One night in April 2013, Luisa, a 46-year-old woman...