Gunmen Kidnap More Women in Nigeria

Updated: Thu 12 Jun, 02:34 am

At least 20 women have been kidnapped by gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants near Chibok where more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped two months ago. read more »

Anti-FGM Campaigners Mourn Death of Pioneer Efua Dorkenoo

Updated: Fri 24 Oct, 06:09 am

Campaigners are mourning the death of Efua Dorkenoo, regarded as the 'the mother' of the global movement to end Female Genital Mutilation. read more »

DRC Doctor Wins Human Rights Prize

Updated: Wed 22 Oct, 10:42 am

European lawmakers have awarded Denis Mukwege the Sakharov prize for his work in helping thousands of gang rape survivors in the Democratic Republic of Congo. read more »