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Mothers’ Day 2013

https://twitter.com/bettymurungi/status/333503700448452608 The month of May – Mama, Mother, Mummy, Mum While every day is indeed a day to honour our mothers (as in Betty Murungi’s tweet above), on Mothers’ Day, we do it collectively, and perhaps more formally, in the various … Continue reading

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Slavery, discrimination and inhumanity in Mauritania — Gross abuse of law

“Despite the considerable efforts of governments, civil society and the international community, we still live in a world blighted by slavery and slavery-like practices.  Millions of human beings are subjected to an existence that is almost unfathomable in its degradation … Continue reading

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