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Talking About Violence Against Women

Being seen (and treated) as inferior, weak, less intelligent than male, a sex object and, in fact, as everything opposite the male, the discriminatory perception and maltreatment of women can itself be a bitter traumatic experience for the female gender. Justifying such perception with the violent treatment of women, and ...

Senegalese Football Star Papa Bouba Diop dies.

Former Senegal, Fulham and Portsmouth midfielder Papa Bouba Diop had died on 29 November in France at the age of 42, after a long sickness. According to media reports he had Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease and ALS. The 1.95 m tall (nicknamed “The Wardrobe” for his imposing stature) was a strong, aggressive, but good-hearted player, ...

ICC Prosecutor’s Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On the occasion of this year’s Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, I join the calls for a world free of violence against women and children. Women and girls around the world continue to be the victims of unspeakable crimes, from sexual and gender-based violence to harassment, human ...

Gender inequality and Gender-based Violence

While we fight against gender inequality and gender-based violence, many around the world have decided to leave no stone unturned in creating a gender-balanced society. Kata Kata Village is not an exception. A glimpse at the conversations amongst some members of the village tells you how important the subject has ...

Sierra Leone ex-leader Koroma risks arrest over anti-graft body summons snub

The former president of Sierra Leone Ernest Bai Koroma faces an arrest after he failed to honour summons from the country’s anti-corruption commission. The anti-graft body in Sierra Leone says it is considering issuing an arrest warrant against Mr Koroma to force him to appear before the commission and answer ...

Say No To Gender-Based Violence!

Discrimination against women and girls is one of the biggest challenges the world is facing. Just like elsewhere in the world, women and girls in Africa had gone through thick and thin due to gender inequality on the continent. And the menace is hardly far from being eradicated in modern ...