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Comoros: Women Barred from Public Beach for Religious Reasons

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, Comoros, Digital Activism, Protest, Religion, Women & Gender, Youth

Women are no longer welcome at the beach of Itsandra-Mdjini [1] [fr] reports Mlimadji in Comores-Actualités.  He explains that city officials decided to ban women from the beach at the request of religious leaders.  The beach is managed by the cultural association Twamaya and  has historically been open to everyone without consideration of gender or age.