Tag: Children

Nigeria: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to Partner Army On Eradication of Polio in Borno

Abuja — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has appealed for military support to end Polio Virus in the North-east. The Assistant Director, Army Public Relations, 22 Brigade, Borno State, Lt Yemi Sokoya, said: “Ahead of the final push to eradicate polio in the northeastern states of Nigeria, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has appealed […]

Education, Not Condemnation, Say Women Leaders Who Survived Violence

Sally Mboumien remembers the day she pressed a steaming hot stone against her chest. In Bawock, the rural community of western Cameroon where she grew up, young girls often had their young, sprouting breasts flattened with a hot iron or a hammer or spatulas that had been heated over burning coals. This was good for […]

Violence against women – Not in My Name

As we celebrate Women’s Day today, four women will die at the hands of their intimate partners. According to the Medical Research Council and the Centre for Public Mental Health, domestic violence is the most common form of violence against South African women and children. I am a solution-driven person. I want to know what’s […]