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Friday, December 19, 2014
As Cambodia is experiencing continuous, but at times uneven economic growth, it is time to ask how to make it more inclusive.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Market vendors in Fiji, Vanuatu and Solomon Islands joined UN Women in celebrating International Day of Rural Women on Wednesday, highlighting the crucial roles rural women play in ensuring the health and wellbeing of their families and communities, as well as their countries’ economic productivity.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
With locally produced goods set up throughout the community centre, self-help group members in Timor-Leste were in high spirits, and enjoyed showing local leaders the proof of their labor.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
New self-help groups are aiming to start their own income-generating activities, and hopefully, diverse businesses that could provide some financial relief to survivors of domestic violence, widows, single mothers and other community members.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Ensuring that women have better access to, and control of, natural resources such as land, water, forests and minerals can improve the chances of long-term peace and recovery in war-torn countries, according to a new report released by the United Nations today.
Sunday, June 23, 2013
After 40-year-old Santosh Komodi lost her husband a year ago, life was never the same.
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
It’s not often that you see a woman in a Burkha on the move in Ahemdabad, going door-to-door in slums to teach families about energy conservation, and sell energy efficient products. Yet Sabinaben Sabirhai Mansuri, a 42-year-old widow and mother of three, braved the odds and did exactly this when she signed up for the Urja Bacchat Sathi Training Programme at the Self-Employed Women’s Association of India (SEWA).
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Women constitute not just the face of the poverty in India but they also remain critically dependent on land without any property or land rights, say three new reports launched here today in the backdrop of International Rural Women’s Day on the 15th of October.
Friday, February 10, 2012
Cartoons can make a difference, and Delhi metro commuters can attest to that fact. Between September and December 2011, commuters travelling between 21 metro stations along the Red Line of the Delhi Metro saw 12 cartoons by leading cartoonists such as Sudhir Tailang, Neelabh Banerjee and Jayanto Banerjee.