Search Results for Tag: Somalia
Africa must tackle birth control ‘taboo’
African countries must cut their booming birth rate and provide secure jobs for young people or risk a rise in conflict and militant groups, Sudanese billionaire philanthropist Mo Ibrahim warned on Monday (29/10).
Date02.11.2018 | 14:31
Tagsafrica, Al Shabaab, birth control, Boko Haram, Cape Verde, Islamist militants, Libya, Mauritius, Mo Ibrahim, Somalia, South Sudan, the Seychelles, Thomson Reuters Foundation
An estimated 200 million girls and women worldwide have undergone FGM
A 10-year-old girl in central Somalia has died after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM), prompting calls from campaigners to criminalise the internationally condemned practice in a country with the world’s highest rates.
Date23.07.2018 | 14:42
Tattoos in the Horn
Unique facial and body markings are used across the Horn of Africa to enhance female beauty, although some are more controversial than others.
Date16.07.2018 | 10:09
Tagsafrica, Arabian Peninsula, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, North Africa, Ramadan, Somalia, south asia, tattoo
The never-ending plight of the Rohingya people
The Rohingyas in Myanmar (a country formerly known as Burma) are often described as one of the most persecuted minorities in the world. From the time the country’s then-military junta passed The Burma Citizenship Law in 1982, they’ve been denied citizenship – and ever since, they are virtually stateless.
Date02.08.2016 | 15:23
TagsAfghanistan, Aung San Suu Kyi, Bengali, Kalindi Kunj, Murali Krishnan, Myanmar, Rohingya, Somalia, Tibet, women's rights
Women in the news
Indian author Sushmita Banerjee falls prey to an alleged Taliban attack, a Sudanese woman risks flogging to protest an anti-Taliban law, Coca Cola will empower five million women entrepreneurs by 2020 and Pakistan sees an increase in several forms of extreme violence against women. Read more to find about the latest in women’s news.
Date09.09.2013 | 13:10
TagsChina, gang rape, Iranian women, Pakistan, rape, Somalia, Somalian women, Violance against women, women