US-born Ugandan Ruth Bahika packed over 20 years of life in the USA in boxes and moved back home to Kabale, Uganda permanently. Her goal was to provide 'a new home for girls'.
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“My life is a life of ups and downs; sometimes more downs than ups,” Toyin says as she describes the challenges a person with disabilities faces in a society as unempathetic towards vulnerable people
Forced to walk naked past male inmates and perform oral sex on them is a tormenting experience for some transwomen in Malaysia who are imprisoned for “impersonating a woman.” To prevent further abuse
As a community leader and public figure, it is not easy to get an interview appointment with Alice Kirambi.
Upon meeting Carol “Sallymatu” Bangura it is impossible not to be struck by her resilience, tenacity and fearlessness when challenging the status quo.
Life is unpredictable. Rina Crane can attest to that.
In the summer of 2009, Shamo Thar’s trip to Mukbo village, a remote herding community of 750 nomads, changed her life.
In, 2012, the FBI announced that Camden, a city in New Jersey, USA , ranked first in violent crimes per capita of cities with over 50,000 residents in the country.
A loving mother, courageous journalist and passionate activist, Amal Habbani embodies the aspirations of Sudanese women.
I met Georgia Love over a year ago.