LATEST FROM THE EASTERN & SOUTHERN AFRICA REGION
Burundi
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Abuse, impunity and sexual violence in Burundi
Women and girls are nearly four times more likely than men to experience sexual violence in Burundi. Survivors endure a culture of silence and impunity around sex-related crimes that further threatens their fragile situation.
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South Sudan
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“Many fathers are missing out”
Daro Momo lifts his daughter Opia Mirabelle, and starts spinning her around in the middle of the living room. The one and a half-year-old squeals of excitement. Daro wrap his arms around his little girl. Their eyes meet, they both crack a smile.
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Somalia
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Support reaches families affected by Cyclone Sagar
On 19 May 2018, Tropical Cyclone Sagar made landfall along the coast of north-western Somaliland and Djibouti leaving havoc and death in its wake. A week later the death toll is estimated at 50 persons with more than 10 still missing and 80 per cent of...
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Ethiopia
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Community-based approaches improve nutrition
Enalem Asnakew had no idea why her one-year-old son Misganaw Asmare would not stop vomiting. His arms, legs, and abdomen were swollen and his appetite was failing. After about a month, she had had enough and decided to bring him to the local hospital...
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