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What Happens When Women Can’t Get Legal Abortions – Foreign Policy (image)

What Happens When Women Can’t Get Legal Abortions – Foreign Policy

September 3, 2021

Examples from around the world show that restrictions can actually lead to more, not fewer, abortions.

‘I ran, my heart was broken’: inside Mozambique’s evolving Cabo Delgado conflict – The Guardian (image)

‘I ran, my heart was broken’: inside Mozambique’s evolving Cabo Delgado conflict – The Guardian

August 18, 2021

The oil firms have fled and an Isis-affiliated insurgency has engulfed the region. As foreign troops begin to arrive, hundreds of thousands face desperate journeys to try to find safety.

‘Withering before your eyes’: conflict in Cabo Delgado scars a generation of children – The Telegraph (image)

‘Withering before your eyes’: conflict in Cabo Delgado scars a generation of children – The Telegraph

August 2, 2021

Fighting has displaced 364,000 children, with thousands ripped apart from their parents. Efforts to reunite families are slow and complex.

‘Hidden war’ sparks growing refugee crisis on Mozambique-Tanzania border – The Telegraph (image)

‘Hidden war’ sparks growing refugee crisis on Mozambique-Tanzania border – The Telegraph

July 25, 2021

Civilians fleeing the growing insurgency in northern Mozambique are being sent back into harm’s way by the authorities.

The Cyclones Destroyed Everything. Climate Change Will Likely Make Things Worse – VICE World News (image)

The Cyclones Destroyed Everything. Climate Change Will Likely Make Things Worse – VICE World News

July 21, 2021

Mozambique contributes only a fraction of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, yet its people are among those suffering the most from the effects of the climate crisis.

The fight for Cabo Delgado: A hidden war over Mozambique’s natural resources – The Telegraph (image)

The fight for Cabo Delgado: A hidden war over Mozambique’s natural resources – The Telegraph

July 21, 2021

A brutal insurgency has been escalating in the region since 2017, leaving thousands of people dead and forcing many more from their homes.

Underlying the conflict in Mozambique are a host of other factors, such as decades of neglect by the central government, battles over natural resources, and a thriving black market.

These are often overlooked in favor of the more mainstream narrative that Africa is becoming the next frontier for Islamic terrorist activity.

‘There’s a big difference between the first variant and this one’: Mozambique’s Covid crisis – The Telegraph (image)

‘There’s a big difference between the first variant and this one’: Mozambique’s Covid crisis – The Telegraph

May 18, 2021

At first it seemed the country had been spared the worst. But then neighbouring South Africa discovered a highly infectious new variant.

Child Forced to Watch Beheadings: Rare Inside Look Into the Mozambique Massacres – The Daily Beast (image)

Child Forced to Watch Beheadings: Rare Inside Look Into the Mozambique Massacres – The Daily Beast

March 10, 2021

One of the first inside looks into the conflict in Mozambique, where armed militants are ravaging villages, decapitating residents, and leaving children traumatized and displaced.

Female Genital Cutting Is on the Rise During COVID in Kenya – VICE World News (image)

Female Genital Cutting Is on the Rise During COVID in Kenya – VICE World News

January 28, 2021

COVID-19 is further complicating a global fight to end female genital cutting. Read my work from northern Kenya, with photos by Will Swanson and support from the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.

Women in Kenya Are Using Knitting Needles to End Their Pregnancies. Blame Donald Trump. – Mother Jones (image)

Women in Kenya Are Using Knitting Needles to End Their Pregnancies. Blame Donald Trump. – Mother Jones

October 8, 2020

American politics have long influenced abortion rights abroad, but health care providers in Kenya say no U.S. president has done more damage to their cause than Donald Trump. The Trump administration’s iteration of the Global Gag Rule is exceptionally severe, pulling millions in funding from groups that prevent unsafe abortions and protect women’s health. Meanwhile, local anti-abortion activists are borrowing tactics from American groups like Operation Rescue, designed to shame local abortion providers and the patients they serve. Read my investigation with Mother Jones and Type Investigations.