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SADC technical deployment to Mozambique

SADC technical deployment to Mozambique

Has Zimbabwe changed SADC’s messaging approach? It has been two weeks since the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Extraordinary Double Troika Summit was held in Maputo, Mozambique, on 8 April 2021. The...

The taste of freedom

The taste of freedom

Women’s memories of food offer insights into Mozambique’s liberation struggle. This post is only available to members.

Southern Africa: defamation and insult

Southern Africa: defamation and insult

Defamation and insult laws remain on the books in many countries, but for the most part, the West has abandoned enforcing these statutes. In much of Africa, however, criminal trials for insult and defamation are still...

Mozambique’s gender-based violence laws

Mozambique’s gender-based violence laws

  One night in April 2013, Luisa, a 46-year-old woman living in a small town in Mozambique, was on her way home when two men dragged her into an abandoned hut and raped her. “I wanted to die, but I told myself I must...