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Namibians demonstrate against gender-based violence

– – Hundreds of Namibians on Thursday hit the streets of the country’s capital Windhoek to demonstrate against recent cases of gender-based violence. They have demanded investigations and prosecution of persons who perpetuated the violence. It follows the discovery of the body of a woman in a shallow grave in Walvis Bay, south-west of the country. Hundreds of citizens have taken to the Windhoek streets this morning demanding an end to violence against women and children as well as calls for justice for Shannon Wasserfall whose suspected remains were discovered…

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Changing gender in Tanzania costs ‘$100 a month’

There are many people making the move to change their gender but it comes with a cost. In Tanzania, it could cost as much as $100 a month to take the injections needed to alter your hormones to change the body. A trans person transitioning to become a man has told the BBC that it is costing her $100 a month to get the two shots of hormones needed to change the body. There are other extra costs though required in traveling to facilities were the shots are available. Not…

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