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On gender equality and womens’ rights: an interview from Morocco

Women’s rights are a very hotly debated issue all over the globe. Perhaps nowhere is this issue ¬†more hotly debated than in Morocco, which frequently sees women taking to the streets in the age-old battle for equality, and whose Islamist-led government often comes under fire from women’s rights activists. (With just reason: according to survey data from the Haut Commissariat Du Plan (HCP), an independent government statistics body, around one… Read More »On gender equality and womens’ rights: an interview from Morocco

#WCY2014 From Africa: on gender equality, rape, change and more

Hello. Your name is?¬† Hudu Adam, from Ghana, that’s in West Africa. Hello Hudu, good to meet you. What do you do? I’m a senior sales clerk, and I am also the secretary of a group called Hamdallah, which means Praise be to God. I’m here for the gender equality session. Why are you here for the gender equality session? Back then, in our place, women are always crying. They… Read More »#WCY2014 From Africa: on gender equality, rape, change and more