Today we celebrate what would have been Mama Florence Onyebuchi “Buchi” Emecheta’s OBE 75th. She was of Nigeria’s novelist who migrated to the UK, where her themes were around child slavery, motherhood, female independence and freedom through education #BuchiEmecheta #NdiIgbo — Sudan ? (@Florence_Adaobi) July 21, 2019 FlorenceContinue Reading

Kabul (AFP) – Adorned in makeup, fake breasts and bells, Jawed whirls around middle-aged men at Kabul’s underground bacha bazi, or “boy play” parties, where the former child sex slave finds freedom of sorts as a dancing boy. Jawed was kidnapped by a former jihadi commander in Shomali, north ofContinue Reading Meanwhile, UN investigator Rabiaa el-Gharani compared the “much higher and horrifying” level of violence in Iraq, citing the attacks on different villages like the one last August on a large group of Yazidi women, to the more “individual cases” of rape and sexual violence reported in Syria at check-points,Continue Reading