By giving scholarships to girls who are virgins, South Africa is trying to control women’s bodies while ignoring the role of men and sexual violence in spreading HIV/AIDS
The CPI is a great tool for ensuring that corruption and anti-corruption measures remain on the public policy agenda, but we should nonetheless be very wary of taking its findings too seriously.
D&G is repeatedly being hailed as ‘progressive’ and their announcement is supposedly an exciting development in the fashion realm, but for some Muslim women, there is nothing exceptional or remotely noteworthy about this line at all.
As Africa’s biggest trading partner, China is perhaps more associated with deal-making rather than peacekeeping in the continent. Recently the first ever Chinese infantry battalion to be sent on external peacekeeping operations was deployed to South Sudan