gender discrimination
The high cost of having a period

The high cost of having a period

For most rural African girls, menstruation presents a dilemma: either attend lessons and face embarrassment, coupled with self-discrimination, or remain at home to nurse their monthly periods. The Primary School...

Left to fend for themselves

Left to fend for themselves

Two teenagers, one from Uganda (16) and the other from Kenya (17), wander aimlessly at night on the side of a deserted road in freezing temperatures in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. They say they are waiting for their...