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South Africans sign petition against unisex toilets in schools

Photo: Getty Images Some South Africans have started a petition against plans by the department of basic education to introduce unisex or gender-neutral toilets in schools. The online petition has been signed by over 60,000 people so far. “Toilets are private and suggesting that girls and boys share toilets will bring about many social ills,” the petition said. The plan… Read More
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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… Read More
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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… Read More