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9 April 2018

Delivering into chaos: Gunfire, arson and childbirth in rural Kenya

The morning of 20 August began like any other for Lena Towai, 35. In the final days of pregnancy, she was eagerly awaiting the arrival of her seventh child. Yet only hours later, her world would be turned upside down:...

6 April 2018

"The world needs to open its eyes"

“There was a lot of violence. Armed men abused and killed young girls, even while they were fleeing,” said Felikanko, 44. She was one of more than a million people who escaped the outbreak of conflict in the Democratic...

6 April 2018

From midwife to MP - advancing the rights of women in the Comoros

As a midwife, Hadjira Oumouri, 49, spent years advocating for the health and rights of women. Today, she is the second-ever woman Member of Parliament in the Comoros, and currently the only female MP.

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