Women in Mauritania who press charges for sexual assault face the risk
of jail time because of poorly defined laws and stigma that criminalise
victims rather than offenders, according to a local UN-funded
Here is the story. The twittering of RachelStrohm is actually the best "Africa blog" I've seen, ever. (I very much like Chris Blattman but I would describe his blogging as broader than that.) Her blog blog is here. Her Google profile is here.