Togo: When All Else Fails, Women Choose to Withdraw Sex


Following historical precedent, women in Togo have begun a week-long sex strike to push for political reforms. The action has proved to be surprisingly effective at raising attention in other countries.

Protest in Lome.

  • Togo:  Anti-Govt Protests and Sex Strike Hit Togo

    Radio France Internationale, 27 August 2012

    Anti-government demos and sex strikes in Togo and criticism of President Jammeh in Gambia are among the stories catching the eye in the African papers today. read more »

  • West Africa:  Nigeria Lauds Political Reforms in Togo

    Daily Trust, 3 August 2012

    With the recent decision of the Togolese leader to close ranks and dialogue with the opposition, Nigeria is optimistic that democracy is on course in the West African nation. read more »

  • Africa:  New Protests Called in Angola, Togo

    ThinkAfricaPress, 20 July 2012

    Demonstrations ahead of upcoming elections in Angola and Togo could turn violent. read more »

  • Togo:  Togolese Reporter Attacked While Covering Protest

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 6 July 2012

    The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an attack on a Togolese journalist who was trying to cover a demonstration on Monday and calls on authorities to immediately ... read more »

  • Togo:  Protests Continue for Third Day in Lomé

    allAfrica.com, 14 June 2012

    Protests are continuing for a third day in Lomé after two days of clashes between security forces and demonstrators calling for reforms ahead of upcoming elections. read more »

  • Togo:  Govt Must Investigate, Discipline Security Officers

    Committee to Protect Journalists, 14 May 2012

    2012 Colonel Gnama Latta Minister of Security of the Republic of Togo read more »