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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...

Challenges and gaps, but many gains

Challenges and gaps, but many gains

The African Union’ s Maputo Protocol provides member states with a comprehensive policy framework for ensuring women’ s rights across the continent In 2003, the African Union adopted the Protocol to...

Challenging the patriarchy

Challenging the patriarchy

Mama Rahma: profile of an African feminist Child bride at 13 and a victim of female genital mutilation, Kenyan activist Rahma Wako liberated herself to become a powerful advocate of women’s rights...