Fair Sex, Unfair Struggles

26/05/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

If you've been following the Faces2Hearts blog, you will have already seen a number of posts about child marriage on here. Sadly this harmful custom was the invisible thread linking my

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The Power To Heal with Teko Wa

26/05/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

The ways in which we power our Western cities have gone through almost as many changes as the cities themselves. Up until the late 1800s most of our energy came from

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Making Waves in Ethiopia

23/05/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

The average person in the UK uses 150 litres of water each day. That is equal to almost two full bathtubs, or 54,750 litres per person each year. I suspect the figure

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Witches of Shinyanga

22/04/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

As an October baby I’ve always had a thing for Halloween. When I was little I would dress up every year and go as the same thing - a witch. It's

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Let Girls Be Girls

09/04/2018 1 East & Southern Africa

Child marriage is a real issue throughout Africa. I've touched on it in pretty much every single article about gender inequality and education. Malawi is no exception. As the poorest country

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Breaking The Poverty Cycle

07/04/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

There is no such thing as free lunch. It's one of the simplest realities of life. Only, as my visit to Ngabu taught me, that's not always true. The social cash

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Maryam from Malawi

07/04/2018 0 East & Southern Africa

Maryam's presence filled the room before she even opened her mouth. When she did, all eyes were on her, looking on in anticipation. Throughout my #Faces2Hearts trip I interviewed dozens of

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