Women’s Strides

LA VALEUR D’UNE FILLE

LA VALEUR D’UNE FILLE

Qu’est-ce qu’une jeune mariée apporte au mariage – une dot, un statut social, un travail domestique, des relations d’affaires? Quelle est sa valeur pour deux familles, celle qu’elle quitte et celle qu’elle...

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THE WORTH OF A GIRL

THE WORTH OF A GIRL

What does a child bride bring to a marriage — a dowry, social status, domestic labor, business connections? What is her value to two families, the one she leaves and the one she joins? And what is the cost to the girl? Somaya was 13 years old and...

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African women battle for equality

African women battle for equality

Decades ago, African women had reason to expect change following a much-heralded global conference that set ambitious targets to transform the lives of women across the world. Like their counterparts elsewhere, African women are taking stock of...

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