(This July 29th story amends UNICEF Ivory Coast communication head title in paragraph 6)
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From delivering a TED talk in a tutu to coming out in a country where homosexuality is deeply taboo, Binyavanga Wainaina was a champion of the LGBT+ cause in Africa, campaigners said as they paid tribute to the Kenyan writer, who died this week aged 48.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of women have spoken out about sexual harassment and abuse in Namibia, sparking what activists on Friday said was one of Africa's first major #MeToo movements.
RIO DE JANEIRO/NEW DELHI/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - On three continents, three women have taken three different paths to find healthy and tasty solutions to one of the world's greatest health crises - poor nutrition.
OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ahmad Naser Sarmast has braved death threats, intimidation and a Taliban suicide bomb attack to bring his Afghan women's orchestra, currently performing in Britain, to the world. | Video
NAIROBI/YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ugandan parliamentarian Sylvia Rwabwogo knows only too well the anguish, fear and paranoia of being stalked incessantly.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid workers at the epicenter of the worst Ebola epidemic in the history of the Democratic Republic of Congo say they are facing a spike in attacks and threats, slowing their work and potentially triggering a surge of new cases.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The smartphone revolution has brought new ways of fighting infectious diseases in the developing world but women are missing out because they are much less likely to use phones.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of schools forced to shut in Africa's crisis-hit Sahel has doubled since 2017, depriving almost half a million children of education, the United Nations said on Thursday.
YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - People fleeing war, natural disasters or violence within their own countries could be costing countries a combined $13 billion a year, a new study released on Wednesday revealed.