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Empowering women is more important than ever in the face of climate change

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We know that climate change has caused levels of people living in chronic hunger to rise since 2015. Women are likely to feel the effects of climate change and reduced supply even more profoundly than their male counterparts as social conditions force them to accept less of diminishing resources. As the primary providers of food…

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International Women’s Day 2018

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I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own.  – Audre Lorde (writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist.) Today, March 8, we stand with millions of people around the globe to recognise International Women’s Day, a day that honours the achievements of women and…

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Meet Coumba

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Coumba, the epitome of leading through a “power with” others approach. As a young girl Coumba was illiterate, yet through The Hunger Project training she’s now a senior leader in the Senegal National Government who has trained more than 5,000 women to create and run their own successful businesses. The Mayor of Coki described her…

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