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A two-year investigation reveals Zambia's gay and lesbian community operating in total secrecy out of fear of imprisonment. And the community is getting support from Christian pastors.
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Thomas Ayuk is a Cameroonian journalist and humanitarian who celebrates people whose occupations are often not recognized in his society.
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English speakers are just 16 percent of Cameroon's population. But Anglophones, who often feel alienated, say watching the national football team in the World Cup awakens their pride and patriotism.
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In some Zimbabwean religious sects, girls as young as 12 enter arranged polygamous marriages despite health and mental risks and a tougher stance by the country’s new constitution.
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Ten children have died as the result of rape between 2012-2013, and the justice system still finds it difficult to prosecute perpetrators, says award-winning journalist Evelyn T. Kpadeh.
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TMP contributor Evelyn Kpadeh of Liberia has been named Liberia's best Sexual Gender Based Violence Reporter of 2012.
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Zambian girls report family pressure to stretch their labia minora for 'marital satisfaction.' It is taboo to discuss the practice, and even medical practitioners are reluctant to speak about it
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When rare 9-month-old conjoined twins died, some offered help and support while others said the family was cursed.
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Nigeria ranks 35th worldwide in number of Facebook users and is the third-largest generator of tweets in Africa. Meanwhile, the Nigerian publishing industry struggles to find readers.
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TMP speaks with 2011 Africa Film Project alum Irene Zih Fon about her latest short documentary on the struggles of albinos in Cameroon.
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