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Religious leaders are now giving medical advice to the public to prevent further spreading of Ebola in Sierra Leone.
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The Ebola epidemic has produced mixed bag of reporting from the Western press. The theme and tone of stories printed by The New York Times, for example, is American, secular, and condescending.
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As Cameroon moves to end child labor, many young girls who used to work as nannies now go to school. Lacking affordable childcare, working mothers must take their babies along to work.
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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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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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With Mexico’s teen fertility rate rising over the past 15 years, experts and teen mothers evaluate government prevention efforts.
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Now that a German ethics panel has recommended scrapping the country's incest laws, those seeking Eros may look in a place religion and culture once considered detestable.
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Considered “untouchable” during their menstrual periods, Hindu women sleep apart from their families, refrain from attending religious festivities and must use unhygienic absorption methods.
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While Kashmiris afflicted with depression have the option of seeking faith healers or mental health professionals, the stigma of mental illness deters many from getting psychiatric help.
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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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