Despite child marriage being recognized and prohibited by both international and domestic laws within Nigeria. Child marriage is still prevalent, especially in the North and argued as an Islamic religious practice. Read more.
Examining the links between descent-based slavery and contemporary slavery in West Africa helps us to find the missing link to understanding the conditions under which slavery and slavery-like practices keep persisting despite abolitions and international anti-slavery legislation. Read more.
Years after civil wars have ended in northern Uganda and Sierra Leone, women abducted by rebel groups continue to experience exclusion. Their experiences reveal that reintegration is not linear but lifelong and potentially intergenerational. Read more.