Book Review

Book unmasks global sexual exploitation

The author presents an opportunity to consider an often neglected topic: women and girls within the system of sexual exploitation, particularly prostitution.


The curse of existence vs the blessings of life in Congo's mines

There are many places where the curse of existence seems to outweigh the blessing of life. The mining sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo is such a place. I have been in Kolwezi, a mining area in south Katanga Province, DRC, in the past and returned there in August. Knowing what to expect did not soften the reality of the harsh and perilous existence there.