Across Sub-Saharan Africa, access to menstrual products is still a big problem for many girls who choose to avoid school because they can’t afford tampons or sanitary napkins.
Along the lakes of Malawi and Kenya, men catch fish and women sell the fish. But there’s a controversial practice that’s part of the business.
Meet Yekaba: when she was 12, her parents were busy arranging her marriage without her knowledge. When she found out, she managed to alert her teachers and they helped call a halt to it.
“It’s not just girls who miss out on their futures by having children too early, it’s boys, too,”
In places like South Sudan, Syria and Congo failed peace pacts have devastating consequences. Renowned author Séverine Autesserre released a new book that focuses on a different approach to peace than traditional high-level negotiations: ‘peace from below’. And where it’s working.
The whole idea of designing a city that works for women as well as men started in Vienna.