Relatos de Mozambique: “Las mujeres también son personas”

“Women are people too,” (las mujeres también son personas) fue lo que dijo uno de mis estudiantes como respuesta a un trabajo escrito. La pregunta era si África necesitaba tener un número mínimo de mujeres CEO. Las respuestas de mis estudiantes fueron un poco sorprendentes. El sólo hecho de que este alumno encontrara necesario enfatizar esto, me […]

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Liberian journalist threatened for reporting on genital mutilation in Liberia

The approximate prevalence of Female Genital M...
The approximate prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in Africa. Credit: Wikipedia.

“They left messages and told people to tell me that they will catch me and cut me so that will make me shut up,” Azango said. “I have not been sleeping in my house.”

“Mae Azango, a reporter for the daily FrontPage Africa and the news website New Narratives, told CPJ she had gone into hiding after receiving several threats for an article she published on Thursday about Liberian tribes practicing female genital mutilation on as many as two out of every three girls in the country.”

From CPJ – The Committee to Protect Journalists

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