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Danger down by the river

Danger down by the river

Nigeria: Raped for water African women and girls in poor communities, forced to walk long distances to fetch water, run the daily risk of rape, beating and even death It was a day like any other...

Local heroes

Local heroes

The media: no place to hide Journalism is a high-risk job for African reporters, who are often not only undertrained and underpaid but also face jail, injury, even death A promising young journalist...

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...