Category Archives: Women’s Rights

Some Questionable Comments on Women’s Rights from Recent African Commission Meetings

I have heard some memorable comments during both the Ordinary Session of the African Commission in Banjul a few weeks ago, and during the African Training in Senegal this week. Here are some of my favourites: State Representative from Swaziland … Continue reading

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Women: Thou must be submissive and look good!! Your divine (and probably fat) husband is king

I was struck by the following pearls of wisdom from a “women’s page” in the in-flight Virgin Nigeria magazine. They entertained me into the 7th hour of a tortuous flight from Lagos to Dakar (with touchdowns in Cotonou and Abidjan… … Continue reading

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