Violence affects all South Africans, with the greatest impact on black and poor people. Young black men have the highest chance of being murdered. Violence against children and women is at the root of this problem.
Even more shocking is that living in a resource-rich country makes you more likely to suffer domestic violence, by a full 9 percentage points.
Somali sailors fought alongside Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar; and could have been present on the ship that carried the body of explorer David Livingstone home from Zanzibar in 1874.
Young women and men globally are snubbing power dynamics and gender inequality in the workplace, as seen with the #MeToo campaign.
Boko Haram offers relatively better life for some women than north Nigerian society. Many women have looked to religion for a space of relative autonomy, generating the apparent paradox of female support for sharia law