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The Epidemic of Sexual Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Today sexual violence in society is an issue attracting global attention. From the protest inspiring events in India to the June 2014 ‘Global Summit to End Sexual Violence’ hosted in London by the odd pairing of William Hague and Angelina Jolie. Much of the attention has focused on sexual violence in conflict. However outside conflict, […]

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Reasons for optimism and the recovery from Civil War in Sierra Leone

Due to the tragic Ebola outbreak in Western Africa Sierra Leone has found itself in International headlines for the first time since the end of its eleven year civil war in 2002. The Ebola outbreak of recent months has reignited international interest in the small West African country with reports focusing on the impact of […]

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