Thursday, August 17, 2017

Special Report: Bridging Africa’s gender gap

For the past decade, Africa has experienced strong growth with an average of 5% a year. The continent has also witnessed progress towards gender...

What does a CEO look like? New female “foundation 500” list challenges stereotypes

From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was...

Tanzanian albino children attacked for body parts, get new limbs in the US

Emmanuel Rutema couldn't keep the smile off his face as he tested out his new prosthetic arm and promptly knocked himself on the nose."Be...

Unequal rights for indigenous, rural women endanger forest lands

Inadequate rights for indigenous and rural women are jeopardising forests and common lands across the globe as demand for land and resources grows, underlining...

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