#East Africa

  • Article: Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    Climate Crisis Leaves More Than 2 Million People in Somalia Facing Severe Hunger

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 4, 2019

    And 3 million more people aren’t guaranteed at least one meal daily. Read more

  • Article: What Kenya's Continued Gay Sex Ban Means for Africa's LGBTQ Movements

    What Kenya's Continued Gay Sex Ban Means for Africa's LGBTQ Movements

    May 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Being gay is not un-African." Read more

  • Article: 460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    460 Adolescent Girls Are Infected With HIV Daily: UNAIDS Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 16, 2019

    Some 50 girls aged between 10 and 19 die from AIDS-related causes every day. Read more

  • Article: There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    There's a 'Deliveroo' for Tampons and Contraceptives in East Africa

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 17, 2019

    UK aid helped kickstart the "femtech" firm to fight menstrual and sexual health stigma. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Unable to meet high legal fees, hundreds of women in Kenya are becoming their own advocates. Read more

  • Article: War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa

    War and Climate Change Force Parents to Trade Girls for Cows in East Africa

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Parents can now receive up to 300 cows in bride price, up from about 30 cows during peacetime. Read more

  • Article: At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    At Least 80 Girls Were Saved from Child Marriage in Tanzania, Government Reports

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The country has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world. Read more

  • Article: 14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen

    14 Photos of Staggering Famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen

    By James O'Hare|March 27, 2017

    Statistics aren't enough. Read more