‘Women And The War On Boko Haram: Wives, Weapons, Witnesses’ Is A Provocative Insight Into Their Life In The Jihadist Group

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

South Africa At War With Itself: It’s Becoming More Violent, And Is One Of The 10 Most Murderous Countries In The World

Violence affects all South Africans, with the greatest impact on black and poor people. Young black men have the highest chance of being murdered. Violence against children and women is at the root of this problem.

Citizen Of A Resource-Rich African Country? Then You’re Likely To Be Less Educated And To Die Earlier – Seriously

Even more shocking is that living in a resource-rich country makes you more likely to suffer domestic violence, by a full 9 percentage points.

More Than 10 Years Later, It’s Still Hell; Women Carry The Burden Of Ugandan War Trauma

A study found that northern Uganda had the highest rate of post-traumatic stress and depression ever recorded among displaced and conflict-affected populations anywhere in the world.

The Tragedy Of ‘Survival Sex’, Angry Men, Cheap Wives, And Violence: Tales Of Exploitation In Nigeria’s Camps

In the camps “men feel less like men”, and their bruised egos all too readily flare into violence. ilary