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10 August 2017
Opinion
This week, we are highlighting remarkable young people in the region who are building peace in their communities. Here's Katongo's story: It’s easy to be captivated by Katongo Chileshe’s passionate... Read more
8 August 2017
This week, we are highlighting remarkable young people in the region who are building peace in their communities. Here's Paska's story: Paska Alfred was just 11 years old when she was forced to flee... Read more
8 August 2017
SHEBEL BERENTA DISTRICT, Amhara Region, Ethiopia – Sileshi Deguale is busy preparing his land for the planting season; it is back-breaking work but he has the support of family members. Last year he... Read more
2 August 2017
NAIKARRA, Narok County, Kenya – “I woke up one morning, and my father told me that we were poor and needed money,” says Faith Kiraison, 13, from Naikarra. She was confused about why her father was... Read more
31 July 2017
BENISHANGUL-GUMUZ, Ethiopia – Three times, Abebech Kabla has given birth alone in the woods. Each time, she thought she might die. The first time, she was only 13 years old, and just a year into her... Read more
28 July 2017
GASHIKANWA, Ngozi, Burundi – "I had twelve children with my wife and five (have) already died because of poverty. A vasectomy was our only relief,” says Damien Gahutu. It is in his minority community... Read more
27 July 2017
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – She dreamt of becoming a midwife from the age of 12, when her mother almost bled to death while giving birth to her tenth child. A medical professional dressed in a white gown... Read more
26 July 2017
ILLENGA, Northern Province, Zambia – Judith*, 40, has eight children. Because she is physically challenged and lives in a village in a remote area of Zambia, for many years she was effectively... Read more
25 July 2017
News
MAHE, Seychelles – Women and girls are the pillars of the community – when they are empowered, we all succeed. Yet too many women are unable to exercise their basic human rights due to deep-rooted... Read more
20 July 2017
SALIMA DISTRICT, Malawi – Fridays are special for any child at school as they herald the advance of the weekend – more time for play. But for girls at Lifidzi Primary School, Fridays have special... Read more

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