South African civil society organisations call for AU and UN leadership to provide protection to Burundi’s most vulnerable citizens.
Jessica Elgot of The Guardian reports on shocking new statistics which reveal the global extent of female genital mutilation.
MEA expresses deep disappointment with the African Union’s failure to meet its commitment to deploy 5000 peace-keeping troops in Burundi.
Arguments for and against the HRC’s call to ban corporal punishment in all contexts – Lyse Comins reports.
Sonke and Lawyers for Human Rights launch a semi-urgent court application in response to overcrowding and inhumane conditions in Pollsmoor.
Ground Up’s Barbara Maregele reports on the Detention Justice Forum’s fight to improve conditions for staff and detainees at Pollsmoor.
Men and women were invited to discuss how the culture of child marriage has affected their lives, as well as share their insights and experiences.