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The day my aunt cried

I was still a young girl but I will never forget the day my aunt cried because she did not have a bank account. What seemed easy for everyone else proved to be a mountain for my aunt? … Read More»

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Zimbabwe at 33: reflections on gender issues and solutions for the future PART 1

As Zimbabwe celebrated 33 years of independence I took time to reflect on how things have changed or not changed since 1980. … Read More»

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Young, beautiful, intelligent and naïve!

I would like to share my story with you, as to how I messed up in my youth. I got pregnant at the age of 16 and I was in Form 3 (Grade 10) and close to writing my final exams. … Read More»

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GAMCOTRAP Celebrates the 4th Dropping of the Knife in the Central River Region North, the Gambia

Press Release GAMCOTRAP Celebrates the 4th Dropping of the Knife in the Central River Region North, the Gambia … Read More»

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Kenya, Give the Girls a Chance

Although education is globally acknowledged as an essential human right, generally many girls have been locked out of educational systems in their respective communities. … Read More»

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Offer: Innovation Award on Incredible Stories on Empowerment: Call for Stories (Deadline: May 14, 2013)

"Applicants around the world are invited to submit incredible stories on people’s empowerment. … Read More»

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Offer: Labor Saving Strategies and Innovations for Women Smallholder Farmers - Deadline: 7th May 2013

" "Proposals are invited for Labor Saving Strategies and Innovations for Women Smallholder Farmers program under Grand Challenges Explorations Round 11. … Read More»

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Call for Applications: 2013 SEED Awards seek innovative projects on gender equality & women’s empowerment - Deadline: 12 June

New York, 16 April 2013 – UN Women joins the European Union, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the government of Flanders, the UN Industrial Deve … Read More»

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When Poverty Strikes, Education is at risk; 4 young girls skipped classes to raise money for others education!

It was a beautiful evening today sitting with my two younger sisters, all recent graduates from the University. … Read More»

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