Against the Odds, Burkina Faso Journalist Gives Voice — and Hope — to Survivors

Wracked by conflict and unrest, Burkina Faso is a tough environment for journalists, with issues like rape and sexual violence often taboo. But Mariam Ouedraogo is pushing back to provide a platform through her reporting, for those affected by unrest. While in Washington to receive an award, she spoke with VOA’s Salem Solomon about her career. Camera: Betty Ayoub

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