Parents have the primary role of educating their children about their sexuality. But cultural beliefs and taboos about sex can work strongly against their efforts.
Nigerian music is gaining momentum across the world, but a study of hip hop lyrics and videos shows how the music also negatively affects women.
The changes proposed by the initiative are were well-addressed in the country’s 2010 Constitution.
Policy makers need to protect and promote the interests of people whose indigenous knowledge and toil developed a thriving national cannabis economy – in the face of harsh police crackdowns.
Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of COVID-19. There are three promising COVID-19 trials.
The HIV/AIDS response played out over a much longer trajectory than COVID-19. But it is, in some respects, a shining example of what can be achieved when countries and people work together.
Had the national government and Tigray state government attempted to engage in intergovernmental dialogue, things might have turned out differently.
The Trump administration’s policies affected Africa in detrimental ways. His administration’s “America First” foreign policy also meant disengaging from its obligations to Africa, which he infamously referred to as “shit-hole countries”.
It wasn’t just the film Rafiki – a joyful lesbian love story – but also the experience of going to watch it after it was unbanned that created a new kind of freedom.