President Ashraf Ghani also appointed six more women to senior government posts.
There aren’t many women who actually use the free drugs — but the ones who do are usually survivors of rape.
Abortion drugs are mostly illegal there — except, maybe, if you fly them in.
45 female poets joined forces to confront gender-based violence, cultural expectations, and other pressures of being a girl or woman.
For decades the terrible crimes perpetrated against women under the Khmer Rouge were hidden from view. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore talked to the victims of the dictatorial regime who are now getting their day in court.
Someone is so upset about the way the United Nations is handling a sex abuse scandal that they’ve hired a puppet to explain how absurd it all seems.
The strongman is also a funnyman. At least according to his fellow African leaders.
They want the U.S. government to allow abortion services for women and girls who’ve been raped.
The results of a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos poll are in, including a snapshot of the world’s views on abortion. Among the findings: seemingly popular support in Ireland for changing its abortion laws.
Une campagne demande à l’Onu de lever cette immunité prévue par la convention de 1946, qui accorde selon ces critiques une impunité totale aux prédateurs sexuels.
Critics say a 1946 convention has turned into a blank check for sexual predators.
These women spent a year fighting Ebola in their neighborhood, so when they learned about Nepal’s earthquake, they knew a little bit goes a long way.
The Kenyan government named two respected human rights organizations on a list of 85 companies and individuals suspected of supporting Somali terror group al-Shabaab.
Nearly two years later, a 16-year-old girl gets some justice. But three of the alleged perpetrators remain at large. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Nairobi.
Where terrorism succeeds, parents have a hard time recognizing their own children. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Nairobi, Kenya.
When President Goodluck Jonathan called his challenger on March 31 to concede a hotly-contested presidential race, Nigeria breathed a sigh of relief. But it’s not clear how this recording of the call was leaked.
Most civil servants in Garissa are from somewhere else, and after Thursday’s terrorist attack, they’re going home.
“There are still people there, sleeping in the forest.” Survivors of Kenya’s worst terrorist attack in years describe fleeing al-Shabaab militants. BuzzFeed News’ Jina Moore reports from Garissa.
President Goodluck Jonathan conceded his re-election bid Tuesday in Nigeria’s first ever peaceful democratic transition of power.
The election commission chairman and a former presidential appointee get remixed on Twitter.