about 50% of those surveyed from African countries said equal rights for women were important…at least 40% of the labor force in sub-Saharan Africa is female. … More International Women’s Day: women’s rights in Africa!
With an estimated 1.6 million foreign-born individuals living in South Africa in 2016, those sentenced for contact crimes make up only 0.21% of the migrant community. This is hardly sound basis for blaming all migrants for the increase in crime … More Xenophobia in South Africa: Are migrants to blame for the increase in crime?
Recognising that UK law is compatible with the law in many jurisdictions, the ILBF’s goal is to equip students, lawyers and judges with resources to help the rule of law flourish and support access to justice for all. … More From Nepal to Uganda: How one UK charity is supporting the rule of law through book donations.
In reaching this decision, the Court held that the issuing of mandatory policies could not mean that a parent company had taken control of the operations of a subsidiary such as to give rise to a duty … More Losing control to gain it all: human rights in Nigeria’s Niger Delta
It is undeniable that South Africa has a problem with xenophobia with a worrying trend in recent years of an increase in the number of violent attacks targeted at foreigners of black African descent. … More Why is violent xenophobia on the rise in South Africa?
What does justice look like for rural Sierra Leoneans allegedly abused by the local police with the collusion of a British compnay? … More From Kensington to Sierra Leone -What does justice look like?
Complications during pregnancy and childbirth are the second leading cause of death for girls between ages 15 and 19. And babies born to mothers under age 20 are 1.5 times more likely to die during the first 28 days … More Child marriage in Tanzania (Pt 3)