Mar 8, 2017 1:39 PM ET Barefoot Solar Warriors Take On Gender Injustice and Climate Change iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Stella Paul  This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women’s Day on March 8. Engineer Magan Kawar (wearing pink), who left school after third grade, teaches a class of international students in solar technology. Kawar. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 12:34 PM ET Más que nunca se necesita una política exterior feminista iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - Este es un artículo de opinión de Margot Wallström, ministra de Relaciones Exteriores de Suecia. Forma parte de la cobertura especial de IPS con motivo del Día Internacional de la Mujer, el 8 de marzo. Por Margot Wallström Margot Wallström, ministra de Relaciones Exteriores de Suecia. Cortesía. ESTOCOLMO, 7 mar. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 12:33 PM ET Pourquoi une politique étrangère féministe est urgente plus que jamais iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - Par Margot Wallström Margot Wallström, Ministre des affaires étrangères de Suède STOCKHOLM, Mars 07 2017 (IPS) - Le monde se présente ces derniers temps avec des ombres qui sont de plus en plus sombres. A beaucoup d’endroits la démocratie est mise en question, les droits de la femme sont menacés. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 12:29 PM ET Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030 iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Zebib Kavuma Zebib Kavuma is UN Women Kenya Country Director A lady mechanic student poses with male classmates during a practical session at the Lodwar Vocational Training Centre in Turkana County, Kenya. With empowerment, more women are making the decision to take up jobs and careers previously believed to. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 12:27 PM ET 16-Hour Days for Zimbabwe’s Women iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Sally Nyakanyanga  This article is part of a series of stories and op-eds launched by IPS on the occasion of this year's International Women’s Day on March 8. Constance Huku, 29, of the rural town of Masvingo in southeastern Zimbabwe, carries a pile of wood on her head. Credit:. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 12:26 PM ET Let Women Speak and Give Them a Hearing iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Farhana Haque Rahman, Director General, Inter Press Service ROME, Mar 7 2017 (IPS) - Basic rights always need champions, and that’s truer today than it ought to be as around the world we see an unwelcome pattern of reaction to modern complexities ranging from globalization and automation to austerity. (more...)

image Mar 8, 2017 12:04 PM ET Senegal: Tacko’s Group – A loan of $3,700 helps a member to buy sheep to raise. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - Madam Boudy is 47 years old. She is married and the mother of eight school-educated children, including two boys and six girls. She is very brave, committed, and serious in carrying out her business activities. She is an active member of her banc villageois and plays a major role there. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 11:23 AM ET Why a Feminist Foreign Policy Is Needed More than Ever iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Margot Wallström  Margot Wallström, is Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallström   STOCKHOLM, Mar 7 2017 (IPS) - Lately, the world has tended to present itself in increasingly darker shades. In many places, democracy is questioned, women’s rights are threatened, and the multilateral system that has taken. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 11:16 AM ET Be Bold for Change–Empower Women, Empower Humanity iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Robert Watkins Robert Watkins, is United Nations Resident Coordinator for Bangladesh DHAKA, Bangladesh, Mar 6 2017 (IPS) - The world of work is changing for women across the globe and Bangladesh is no exception. Factors such as globalization, advancement in technology, and the digital revolution have ushered in new. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 10:32 AM ET Empower women to fully participate in addressing development issues that affect them iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - By Mamoletsane Khati The theme for International Women’s Day 2017 is #BeBoldForChange. The theme encourages us to challenge the socio-economic, political and cultural barriers towards women development and calls for women to actively participate in challenging the gender gap and inequalities to ensure their development. Women in Southern Africa face. (more...)

Mar 8, 2017 10:00 AM ET HARARE: 16-Hour Days for Zimbabwe’s Women iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - As the cock crows, Tambudzai Zimbudzana, 32, is suddenly awakened from sleep. She quickly folds her blankets and strides outside her three-room, sheet iron-roofed house in rural Masvingo. (more...)

image Mar 8, 2017 8:54 AM ET Kenya: Andonina’s Group – A loan of $725 helps a member to purchase a solar light and gain access to cost efficient hybrid seeds and fertilizer for maize cultivation. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2017 - Andonina is 57 years old and has 8 children. She is a group leader and is representing her group formed by 8 farmers in Matete District, Kenya. Andonina has been farming with One Acre Fund for years now, having joined the program for the first time in 2012. (more...)

image Mar 7, 2017 2:42 PM ET Mali: Djekafo Group – A loan of $2,300 helps a member to purchase sheep to resell in the future. iCrowdNewswire - Mar 7, 2017 - Yaya is the man who is holding the ram in the photograph. He is a 49-year-old, uneducated farmer from Mali. He is married and has six children between the ages of 5 months and 13 years old, two of whom are in school. His wife is a housewife. Yaya has been raising sheep for over six years. (more...)

Mar 7, 2017 11:26 AM ET For Societies to Thrive, We Must Ensure Gender Equality iCrowdNewswire - Mar 7, 2017 - By Ambassador Amina Mohamed and Siddharth Chatterjee Ambassador Amina Mohamed is the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Trade in the Government of Kenya. Siddharth Chatterjee is the United Nations Resident Coordinator to Kenya. NAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 6 2017 (IPS) - Consider this: gender inequality is costing sub Saharan Africa. (more...)

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