The events of the Arab Spring had a profound impact on the governorate of Kasserine in west central Tunisia. Its population, particularly in the rural areas, suffers from limited access to healthcare.
As Tanzania is one of the key transit points for trafficking heroin from central Asia, drug-taking has spread in the country along with AIDS and viral Hepatitis.
After 20 years of civil war and political instability, Somalia remains a conflict zone.
Almost one out of every two pregnancies in Kinshasa is unwanted and, in the country as a whole, one out of every four young women has her first pregnancy before she is 19 years old.
Homophobia is a harsh reality for
Malnutrition represents a major public health problem in Niger. Around one child in 7 suffers from either severe or acute malnutrition.