Fatuma Abdulahi is a Somali journalist whose family left their home country in the early 90s following the instability after the collapse of the Siad Barre government. Abdulahi returned to the continent, working first in Sierra Leone. She has been here for eight years, choosing to stay because this is “the place that I belong…Details
Rebecca is Ugandan and a Global Health Corps fellow working with Action for Community Development in Kasese, Uganda. She self-identifies as a feminist and runs a blog, Mon pi Mon, that celebrates, represents and documents the efforts and issues of Ugandan women.
At a dining table once, I was asked about my heritage. I was asked if I could recite my lineage, and I did… what I knew of it anyway. The man who had listened to me relate the movements of my people, their cows, their resettlement and their heritage, then told me, “That’s not a…Details
She was named one of the ten most inspiring African women under 30 by African Woman magazine; has been interviewed by Al Jazeera, BBC Africa, Voice of America, New York Times, NTV and so many others. Mildred Apenyo, a 2014 YALI Fellow, is – at 25 – a rising young business owner. Her business: a women’s…Details
I walk around with a female condom in my purse. I don’t know that I will ever use it, to be honest, but as a global health enthusiast and a supporter of reproductive rights, I feel that I should have a female condom in my purse. But isn’t that the issue with this condom? That…Details
“The father installed a digital camera after attaching it to the desktop computer and placed it in the sitting room. He left the camera running till the 13th day of November 2014. During that day, the accused seriously assaulted the victim. She slapped her, pulled her down on the floor, struck her at the back…Details