A typical day for Samuel – a fruit stand vendor in Nairobi, Kenya – would start at 6 am, buying fruits from the wholesale market and selling them at a street corner of a bustling commercial area.…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

Pour Samuel, vendeur de fruits à Nairobi, la capitale du Kenya, la journée démarre toujours de la même manière : dès 6 heures du matin, il achète ses produits au marché de gros puis il part…

Melis Guven, Himanshi Jain, Jehan Arulpragasam, Iffath Sharif |

Policies have been implemented and money has been devoted to supporting initiatives to end child marriages in Rwanda, but the truth is, our communities have the last word. The best policies may be…

Natasha Uwase |

Pour mettre fin aux mariages précoces, le Rwanda s’est doté de politiques et de moyens financiers. Mais, en réalité, la réussite de ce combat repose sur nos communautés. Les autorités auront beau…

Natasha Uwase |

Earlier this year we launched Inclusion Matters in Africa in Nairobi in collaboration with the Kenya National Gender and Equality Commission (NGEC). We could not have hoped for a more informed and…

Simeon Ehui, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Maitreyi Bordia Das, Sabina Anne Espinoza |

The COVID-19 crisis threatens to widen the digital divide between men and women, which has become a significant hurdle to gender equality. To address this, the World Bank and CES have launched the…

Boutheina Guermazi |

Sub-Saharan Africa has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Nearly four in 10 girls marry each year before their 18th birthday, many of them becoming mothers at a young age.…

Hafez Ghanem |

L'Afrique subsaharienne est la région du monde où la prévalence des mariages d’enfants est la plus élevée : près de quatre filles sur dix se marient avant leur 18e anniversaire et nombre d…

Hafez Ghanem |

A África Subsaariana tem uma das mais elevadas taxa de casamentos infantis do mundo. Quase quatro em cada 10 raparigas casam todos anos antes de completarem 18 anos, e muitas delas são mães numa…

Hafez Ghanem |

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to wreak havoc around the world experts predict that African countries could be hardest hit. But African youth are not sitting idly by waiting for the worst to…

Raphael Obonyo |