A Suite of Sisters Are Carving Their Space as Leaders in Senegal’s Sufi Brotherhood

Senegal’s Woman Caliph

Senegal’s Sufi brotherhoods make up a crucial part of the nation’s social fabric. In one of the most influential, a unique family of women leaders has upended the order’s patriarchal structure.

Senegal’s Democratic Future May Hinge on the Aftermath of a Rape Case

Body Politics in Senegal

In a febrile political atmosphere, the rape case against Ousmane Sonko has become a lightning rod for the wider political issue of Macky Sall’s autocratic ambitions. Adji Raby Sarr’s case and whether her accusations were truthful or she was paid to make them are the talk of the country, framing what ought to be a question of politics into one of a woman’s testimony.