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Africa:Boys and Girls Enter Teens With Gender Stereotypes Firmly Set
A team of international experts have just published the most comprehensive analysis to date of how children on the cusp of adolescence perceive growing up as a boy or girl. The… Read more »
August 04, 2016
Cameroon:Pastoralists Fleeing Boko Haram Face New Challenges in Cameroon
Boko Haram has been terrorising villagers in northeast Nigeria for many years. Until 2012, the group focused its attacks on cities, where it robbed banks, and villages, where it… Read more »
December 14, 2015
Africa:On the Wild Side - Seven Lesser-Known and 'Green' Spaces
Africa conjures up images of adventure, danger and to a certain degree romanticism. This is because it is one of the last untamed places on earth. Scenery from the rolling sand… Read more »
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