Countries: Senegal

See also: West Africa
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Bah Sisters - IRC Voices

With their courageous mother, the Bah sisters traveled from their native Guinea to Senegal and ultimately to the US seeking safety....

Regions: Guinea, Senegal

Issues: Internally displaced persons, Refugees

Witnessed: 2261 times


Mamadou Seck - Interview at the CIVICUS World Assembly

These two interviews with Mamadou Seck were conducted by a fellow participant at the CIVICUS World Assembly, 18-21 June 2008. 


Regions: Senegal

Witnessed: 4763 times



Running Time: 8 Minutes. ...

Regions: Africa, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Issues: Housing, Refugees, War crimes

Witnessed: 4183 times


African Underground: Hip Hop in Senegal

Step into the African Underground and listen to a new voice inspired by religion, politics, old school Hip Hop and Senegalese culture.

Regions: Africa, Senegal

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression, Poverty, Racial discrimination

Witnessed: 3311 times


Horror of female circumcision - 8 Feb 08

Female genital mutilation is carried out for cultural and religious reasons. Women across the world are affected by the practice which is widely recognised as a violation of human rights.

Regions: Senegal

Issues: Reproductive rights

Witnessed: 4185 times


Social workers

Transformative Arts and Human Rights Education Guide (Ba Futuru, Dili, 2006). Language(s): English. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Children's rights, Discrimination, Health


Public Officials

Human Rights: Handbook for Parliamentarians (Manfred Nowak, Geneva, 2005). Language(s): English, French. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Armed conflict, Children's rights, Discrimination


Prison officials

Human Rights and Prisons: A Manual on Human Rights Training for Prison Officials (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, New York/Geneva, 2004). Language(s): English. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Justice, Prisons, Violence


Lawyers and paralegals

Legal Investigations of Torture Allegations: A Practical Guide to the Istanbul Protocol – for Lawyers (REDRESS Trust, Copenhagen, 2004). Language(s): English, Spanish. ...

Regions: Afghanistan, Africa, Albania

Issues: Death penalty, Human trafficking, Justice