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,”
“If you’re going to have sex, protect yourselves” – one teacher’s fight to make Ecuadorian sex education more realistic.
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.
“Under the Trump administration’s new policy, domestic partnerships no longer qualify same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and UN employees to receive diplomatic visas for the U.S.”
The whole idea of designing a city that works for women as well as men started in Vienna.