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.
Girls in Uganda often miss school when they are menstruating – the average is one to three days per month. Like Pauline, many feel ashamed due to the stigma attached to periods in Uganda – menstruating girls are often perceived as “unclean” and are even believed to have the power to stop crops from growing.
“I now live in two worlds. One is not better than the other. They’re just different. Don’t ask me to choose, but do give me the space to live fully in both,” says Anna Msowoya Keys, founder of Maloto.
Central American women and children, who are victims of domestic violence, child abuse, extreme poverty, state neglect, and terrorization in their home countries flee for their lives to their northern neighbor daily.
Female plastic surgeons help disadvantaged women suffering from disfiguring conditions caused by domestic violence, war and accidents.