Woman of the Year

From Africa is a Country Thu Dec 20 2012, 03:00:31

It's been a busy year for Cameroonian lawyer Alice Nkom, but then again it's been a busy year for the Cameroonian government, and its various allies, persecuting and prosecuting anyone it suspects of being gay, lesbian, transgender, of a sexuality, feminine, or different. Alice Nkom was the first woman to become a lawyer in Cameroon. [...]

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