The Hyena Who Rapes Children and Widows

“Hyena” or “fisi” refers to a specific male hired to have sex with women and girls for ritualistic purposes. The Hyenas of Malawi perform the ritual “sexual cleansing” or “kusas fumbi” or “brushing off the dust.” Girls are forced to…

The U.N. on Women’s and LGBTI Rights

On September 29, 2016, the AUWCL Women and the Law Program hosted an open discussion about women’s and LGBTI rights at the United Nations.  Guest speakers delved into three main issues the U.N. must address to advance the rights of…