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Exploring Sukuma Traditions that Protected Women Against Intimate Partner Violence: A Case Study of Buswelu Village in Mwanza region, Tanzania

This research entitled “Exploring Sukuma traditions that protected women against domestic violence”, explores the possibility of using indigenous knowledge as a strategy of preventing the prevalence of domestic violence against women in Tanzania. The study is based on the views of 90 respondents (31 questionnaire respondents, 14 interview respondents and 45 focus group discussion participants) of …

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Children’s Rights Policy and the Protection of Children in Nigeria: A Case Study of Children who are being accused of witchcraft in the Eket District of Akwa Ibom State

Witchcraft, as described by some anthropologists, is the supernatural action of witches, a term which they commonly use to describe people, usually women and children, suggested to have dealings with the devil or evil spirit. This is why Ekanem (2002, p. 268) suggests that witchcraft denotes the projection of supernatural evil by human instigation with …

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