Chad looks set to become the 37th country in Africa to outlaw homosexuality after government ministers voted to make same-sex relations a crime punishable by up to 20 years in prison.
The decision, yet to be ratified by the country’s … Read the rest
by Anne Mireille Nzouankeu and Kristin Palitza
It happened a long time ago, two full decades, but Raissa Nana’s painful memories have remained fresh.
“My mother began to flatten my chest when I was 11. Every evening, she heated a … Read the rest
Amid the hoopla of the government shutdown, the White House quietly passed a bill Monday that overrides a law banning military aid to countries that use child soldiers.
The Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 prohibits the U.S. government from … Read the rest