In 2016, #blessed took on a whole new meaning in South Africa, as supposedly “blessed” women took to social media, aka virtual reality, to unashamedly flaunt their gifts of luxury holidays, expensive cars, kitted from head to toe in branded, fancy threads.
Date21.08.2017 | 15:06
Tags#notinmyname, blessed women, girls' rights, HIV/AIDS, Pregnancy, Sarona Wolter, sex, South Africa, women's rights
This Melbourne-based café’s name is not the only interesting thing about it. It is currently making efforts to raise awareness about the increasing gender pay gap in the country; and it has been in the news lately for all the right reasons.
Date18.08.2017 | 14:20
TagsAustralia, Ayesha Hasan, Discrimination, domestic violence, feminism, Handsome Her, Melbourne, pay gap, women's rights
23 years after the genocide, Rwanda is seen as an example in the region. But behind its neatly restored image lurks the tragedy of children born of rape. The trauma for mother and child has yet to be properly addressed.
Date17.08.2017 | 13:54
Tagsgenocide, HIV, Hutu, Kigali, mass rape, mental health, rape, Rwanda, trauma, Tutsi, women's rights