Joyce Mujuru, a former vice president in Zimbabwe says ruling party youth stoned her, loosened her teeth - and was rushed to clinic.
A global human rights lobby, Amnesty International, has accused Zimbabwe government of placing adolescent girls at risk of harmful consequences, including dying in childbirth, because inconsistent laws make it harder for them to access sexual and reproductive health information and services.
"I take a huge risk; I move my black queer body in posh museums and galleries, deftly avoiding pieces of art that cost thousands or millions. This is my goal to make visible the difficult plight of black queer LGBTI bodies in South Africa."
Insincere regrets wont cool the anger in communities where atrocities happened.
Natasha was diagnosed with Alopecia, a rare condition, which is said to affect one person in one million people. It involves loss of skull and facial hair. Her self-esteem has helped her to become one of the foremost female photographers in Zambia.
As the world commemorates International Day to End Fistula under the theme “Hope, healing and dignity for all”, UNFPA Zimbabwe and Hamlin Clinic in Ethiopia aims to put an end to this neglected health condition that affects an estimated 2 million women in the developing world.