“At times, some men would pretend that they want to buy things from me, but later would be touching my body.” – “Tayo”, a 13 year old girl hawking on roadside.
In some parts of the world, a couple announce their betrothal with an engagement-ring selfie on Facebook. Among the urbanites of Niger, a pile of suitcases and a wad of money have become the equivalent.
The UN Water 2015 report found that most cities are not very resilient to water risks.
Beset by political and economic turmoil, the DR Congo faces a fresh threat in the form of brutal abductors who hold children to ransom.
A new wave of artists, activists and entrepreneurs are trying to improve Somalia’s capital city.
The contributions of all producers – including rural women – had to be counted to formulate policies that increased aggregate national income.
Young people are all but invisible in the justice system, facing ill treatment at the hands of those who should be protecting them.
“Due to the conflict, most of the parents are forcing their girls to get married so that they can get money to survive in this current situation.”
If a man dies in the Central African Republic, his wife is at risk of being evicted from their home by his relatives.