Zambian TV Ads Threaten Women’s Gains

Zambian TV Ads Threaten Women’s Gains

Valentine Chanda – IPS – Inter Press Service – Wednesday, 2 March, 2011 (originally published 28 Feb) LUSAKA, Feb 28, 2011 (IPS/SNS) – Five years since Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was elected president in Liberia, it appears there is a systematic campaign to remind African women that their place is still in the kitchen. And advertisers of […]

KENYA: Lawyers ask Men to Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

KENYA: Lawyers ask Men to Fight Against Female Genital Mutilation

Kenya Correspondent, Gitonga Njeru –  WNN Features Pokot District, Kenya: Human rights lawyers are asking Kenyan men to be a stronger part of the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM), which despite being illegal in Kenya, is still widely practiced by some communities. One of the communities that has not yet abandoned FGM is Kenya’s […]