BALOBESHAYI

African Women Voices

Ever Heard of the Virginity Test?

I have heard and watched scaring things about the treatment of women when it comes to their virginity. Some information were passed to me through the Iranian literature which I … Continue reading

26 May 2015 · 6 Comments

Are Somali Soldiers Raping Refugees?

Reporting about rapes is no registered crime. But reporting about soldiers raping refugees put a Somali Journalist into trouble. 

17 January 2013 · Leave a comment

Resilient Women Are Congo’s Future

This story originally appeared at worldpulse.com as part of World Pulse’s Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign. My vision used to be something far out in the future, especially when considering … Continue reading

31 October 2012 · 4 Comments

“Rape is Rape” in Washington

The night before the last presidential debate, the activist collective Luminous Intervention projected stories of survivors of sexual violence on the Capitol Building in Washington DC,

22 October 2012 · Leave a comment

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