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The Milan Charter: What’s in it for West Africa?

by Donatella Gnisci, SWAC Advisor – Expo Milano 2015

If you agree that a lack of access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food, clean water and energy goes against human dignity, will you join Nobel Laureate… 879 more words

Milan Charter

Forging ahead in celebrating the global impact and success of Zimbabwean women

Juliana Jonathan, Founder of the Zimbabwe International Women’s Awards (ZIWA) gives her insight on the upcoming ZIWA 2015

As Sojourner Truth once stated, “If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down, these women together ought to be able to turn it right again.” 265 more words

International Day to End Fistula

Obstetric fistula is a complicated term for a simple, devastating condition. Caused by prolonged labor or difficult births, obstetric fistula is a hole between the vagina and the rectum. 698 more words


Women and work in Indonesia

Researching women’s access to the labor markets is a never-ending theme that seems to widen in a rhizomatic fashion where any question is followed by more questions that bring us back to the very beginning: which women? 717 more words