Hundreds of people in La Paz participated in a flash mob in La Paz in 2015 to draw attention to gender-based violence - which is a widespread problem in Bolivia. Photo: UN Women. Source: Flickr.
Of: Beata Sjödahl
In Bolivia, seven out of ten women state that they have been subjected to violence in a close relationship and since 2013, one woman has been murdered every three days in the country. The pandemic, and the restrictions it has brought, have further aggravated the situation for women as many women have been quarantined with their perpetrators.
March 8, 2022, Analysis
Last week, leaders from the African Union and the EU met to discuss future cooperation between the parties. It was the first summit in five years. Pictured (from right to left): Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Neven Mimica and Federica Mogherini. Photo: European External Action Service, 2016. Source: Flickr.
Of: Markus Hietanen
Vaccine and investment were among the items on the agenda when 40 African leaders met EU leaders in Brussels last week. Extensive investments were promised, but no abolition of patent protection for covid vaccine.
February 22, 2022, Notis