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After two years of internal parliamentary conflict, French MPs passed a controversial law on 7 April which makes paying for sex a criminal offence. First…View More France’s New Prostitution Law: More Problematic Than it Seems
It’s official. Brazil’s lower house of Congress voted on 17 April to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, 367 to 137. Tensions in the country are so…View More Impeachment: Solving or Creating Problems?
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Francois Hollande created the ‘family, children and women’s rights’ ministry in a cabinet reshuffle in February, and the backlash was almost immediate. Feminists across France…View More Sexism in France: The Fate of Women in Politics
It has now been over 100 days since Tanzania elected Dr John Magufuli as the fifth president of the United Republic of Tanzania. What a…View More Those First 100 Days: Tanzania’s New President and the Rise of #WhatwouldMagufulido