OP-ED: Police and Sexual Exploitation of Women in Nigeria

Living as a young woman in Lagos, Nigeria, I learned from a young age that the police are not always the best resort in cases of sexual and gender-based violence.  Most girls in Nigeria grow up with extensive knowledge of how the police’s negative attitude has done terrible harm to the women in our community.

Quilombo City – Cemetery City: Death and Black Resistance in Jacarezinho

On the morning of May 6th, the civil and military police of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, carried out a military operation of about nine hours in Jacarezinho, a neighborhood in the north part of the city, leaving 29 dead, several injured, destruction and the whole favela traumatized by brutality and bloodshed. It is not possible

OP-ED: Police and Sexual Exploitation of Women in Nigeria

Living as a young woman in Lagos, Nigeria, I learned from a young age that the police are not always the best resort in cases of sexual and gender-based violence.  Most girls in Nigeria grow up with extensive knowledge of how the police’s negative attitude has done terrible harm to the women in our community.

Quilombo City – Cemetery City: Death and Black Resistance in Jacarezinho

On the morning of May 6th, the civil and military police of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, carried out a military operation of about nine hours in Jacarezinho, a neighborhood in the north part of the city, leaving 29 dead, several injured, destruction and the whole favela traumatized by brutality and bloodshed. It is not possible