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Summary When the head teacher found out that I was pregnant, he called me to his office and told me, “You have to leave our school immediately because you are pregnant.” —Jamida K., Kahama, Tanzania, April 2014 We don’t allow pregnant girls to…
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Summary They had not received an education in that area for many, many, years….Now they [Boko Haram] have chased away the teachers. Their children have no future. —Teacher, Maiduguri, September 15, 2015 …
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Summary Schools are complicit in [the] exclusion. There isn’t really a culture of accessibility institutionalized in the school because we [people with disabilities] have to make it work. —Edward Ndopu, activist…
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Summary Corruption is so pervasive in Nigeria that it has turned public service for many into a kind of criminal enterprise. Graft has fueled political violence…
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Summary Every year, millions of consumers around the world enjoy South African fruits and the renowned wines that come from its vineyards. Yet the farmworkers…
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Chop Fine* The Human Rights Impact of Local Government Corruption and Mismanagement in Rivers State, Nigeria Summary Recommendations Methodology Background and Context: Oil, Poverty and Governance in Nigeria State and Local Government in Nigeria Oil and…
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Letting Them Fail Government Neglect and the Right to Education for Children Affected by AIDS I. Summary and Main Recommendations II. Methods III. Background HIV/AIDS and access to education Surveys of AIDS-affected children's school…
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FORGOTTEN SCHOOLS: Right to Basic Education for Children on Farms in South Africa I. Summary II. Background III. Obstacles to the right to education on commercial farms Physical access to schools Inadequate infrastructure and service…
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The Warri Crisis: Fueling Violence I. Summary II. Background III. Violence in 2003 IV. The Elections in Delta State V. Illegal Oil Bunkering VI. Security Forces VII. Small Arms VIII. Conclusion IX. …
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The Niger Delta has for some years been the site of major confrontations between the people who live there and the Nigerian government's security forces, resulting in extrajudicial executions, arbitrary detentions, and draconian restrictions on the rights…