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In Senegal, Women Kill Own Babies Due to Strict Abortion Laws
World  (tags: Senegal, women, reproduction, babies, infanticide, abortion restrictions )

- 1690 days ago -
Strict abortion laws in Senegal are forcing women to seek clandestine abortions and as a last resort kill their own infants, according to a new report by human rights groups.
Black-Eyed Peas Key to Economic Development
World  (tags: africa, women, Senegal, Ghana, Niger, cowpea, black-eyed pea, economic development, value chain, West Africa, street food, entrepreneurs, market, credit, access, kossai, vendors, akara )

- 3212 days ago -
DAKAR, Oct. 1 (IPS) - The black-eyed pea, commonly known as the cowpea, is the new kid on the block when it comes to improving the welfare of women and their families in West Africa, researchers say.
Senegal Must Stop Delaying the Trial of Former Chadian President Hissene Habre - Petition
World  (tags: Senegal, Chad, torture, africa, crime, conflict, HumanRights, politics, violence )

- 3223 days ago -
Ten years after a Senegalese judge charged former Chadian President Hissène Habré with torture and crimes against humanity, he continues to avoid trial in Senegal.Thousands of Chadians were subjected to unlawful killings and systematic torture
Sexual Abuse Prompts Senegalese Legal Reforms
World  (tags: Senegal, Rape, violence, AIDS disease, abuse, woman, school girls, human rights, conflict, crime )

- 3509 days ago -
Growing numbers of girls in Senegal are being raped, with abuse often happening while they are at school. "I wanted to be a lawyer, that was my dream," says a young Senegalese girl, smiling.

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