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    Amplifying women’s voices through radio in Malawi

    09.02.2018

    Radio is generations old, but when combined with some ingenuity and a few modern technologies, it can accomplish great things. As farmers, foresters and providers, women have a unique understanding of the ecosystems they live alongside. A pioneering radio...

  • Sewing and candle-making: Empowering the women of Keti Bandar

    05.02.2018

    In the coastal town of Keti Bandar in Sindh Province, Pakistan, locals once cultivated red rice on mudflats which received abundant freshwater from the Indus River Delta, the fifth largest delta in the world. Red rice cultivation was a source of livelihood...

  • Women sorting waste Community-based household waste collection and sorting business “WeCycle” which is run by an engaged young Nigerian female entrepreneur, Billikis Abiola. Photo: WECF

    A future detoxified

    18.10.2017

    Ensuring gender considerations in the management of hazardous chemicals and wastes through the Gender Action Plan of the Secretariat of the BRS Conventions

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