Boko Haram offers relatively better life for some women than north Nigerian society. Many women have looked to religion for a space of relative autonomy, generating the apparent paradox of female support for sharia law
Some services that NGOs supported tended to focus on sexual violence from a stranger and not the overwhelmingly more common forms of sexual violence such as intimate partner violence.
Only 38% of women and 48% of men in Kenya knew of a vasectomy for family planning. And only 0.01% of the men interviewed in Zimbabwe admitted having a vasectomy.
Approximately 100,000 enslaved Africans were transported to the Danish West Indies.
More than 150 women and girls were raped, beaten, and brutalised over a 10-day period at the end of November.