Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Femke V. Zeijl

Femke van Zeijl is a Dutch writer and journalist primarily working in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her most recent book Een nacht in een vijzel looks at women's lives in Mozambique, Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Wars Against Women

In cultures where girls and women are married off and chastity is central to womanhood, the stigma of rape often is a heavier burden than the assault itself. So it is all the more striking – and painf… read more

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