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Child Marriage: A Conversation With Hope Nankunda, Regional Coordinator Girls Not Brides Uganda

Worldwide, more than 700 million women alive today were married as children. 17% of them, or 125 million, live in Africa. Approximately 39% of girls in sub-Saharan Africa are married before the age of 18. Specifically, nearly 1 in every 2 girls in Uganda is married before the age of 18. According to a United Nations […]

Exclusive Interview With Ikponwosa Ero, UN Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights by Persons with Albinism

  Globally, June 13th is recognised as International Albinism Awareness Day. It is a day set aside to raise awareness on issues relating to albinism. I spoke to Ikponwosa Ero, United Nations Independent Expert on the Enjoyment of Human Rights of Persons with Albinism on the challenges African women with albinism face, efforts of the United Nations in protecting the […]

Let’s Talk Periods. An Interview with Dandelion Kenya.

Dandelion Kenya is an organization aimed at creating a sustainable, better, healthier and socially just society. Founded on feminist principles, Dandelion Kenya works and interventions on issues relating to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality among others.  Christine Omao speaks to us on behalf of Dandelion Kenya on how the organisation fights for safe […]

Interview With Menstrual Hygiene Advocate Blessing ” Super Girl” Timidi Digha

Blessing Timidi Digha is a Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Advocate, Feminist, Women Deliver Young Leader and the founder of Safe Spaces and African Girl Child Development and Support Initiative.  Blessing works in the area of ensuring access to SRHR friendly services that help to prevent Unsafe abortions, Child Marriage, Female Genital Mutilation. She […]