South Africa’s recognition of Sign language as an official language sets a progressive example, but across the continent, acknowledgement, training, and standards for sign language interpretation remain varied and insufficient even in countries where Sign language is officially recognized.
Converting books into accessible digital formats for blind and visually impaired people is illegal in Nigeria. They want to change that.
Across the Idoma, Igala, and Ekureku people of Nigeria, certain traditions are keeping tabs on women’s fidelity, income, and their choice to bear children.
We need to acknowledge the role African countries have played in the current violence against Palestinians, and unpack why our freedom is incomplete without the freedom of Palestinians.
“Times when my videos got picked up by public homophobic accounts, it opened me to transphobia because the vast majority of Nigerians are transphobic,” she tells Minority Africa.
Over 70% of prison inmates in Nigeria are pre-trial detainees who have not seen a day in court. Law clinics can improve access to justice for minoritized communities and women, why aren’t they more commonplace?