China’s growing financial investment in the African continent has brought with it concerns, with many questioning whether its foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade policies are a form of neo-colonialism. In order to responsibly address these important questions, it is … Continue reading
The current restrictions on both the rights and protections of the LGBTQ+ community as seen with the closing of the centre in Ghana only contribute to a climate of intolerance and enforces colonial-era ideas on the norms of sexuality.
It has now been just over three months since the federal government’s military offence, but the Tigray crisis is far from over. With the lack of humanitarian aid, the future of the Tigrayan citizenry remains in the dark as they bear the brunt of the conflict.
Today, the law sentences homosexual acts to fourteen years of life imprisonment. This illegality of homosexuality makes LGBTQ+ members hesitant to seek help for HIV/Aids. Activists claim that the existing laws and policies make it harder for gay people to get jobs, rent homes, access healthcare and education services.
Our team met with Emma Sitland to talk about her upcoming piece “Women’s Social Movements in West Africa: What Makes a Success Story?” in the Spring 2019 edition of Chrysalis. Her article looks at women’s social movements in Liberia and Sierra Leone.