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Access to justice for women in Tajikistan

Over the last quarter century, Tajik people have suffered from horrible civil war, economic collapse and a massive labour migration following the break-up of the Soviet Union and independence from it. Many women were left with no support, since...
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"I would like to be involved, but I just don't have time"

Nepal’s new 2015 constitution guarantees full and equal rights for women, giving them formal equality with men. Yet in practice this status remains barely imaginable to most Nepalese women. This article considers the extent to which the provisions...
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From German rural women for rural women in Ghana

Women are key actors in rural development but also face numerous challenges when working as smallholder farmers. The German Association of Rural Women (Deutscher LandFrauenverband, DLV) has taken up the task of strengthening Ghanaian women...



Empowering Women – Empowering Humanity: Picture It!

20 years ago [September 1995], 189 countries adopted the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, a visionary roadmap for women's rights and empowerment. Much has been achieved since then, but much more needs to be done and can be done. A world...

Who Cares

The film 'Who Cares' takes a unique approach to presenting research on unpaid care work linking women and girl's economic empowerment and their human rights. The story follows a woman caregiver, living in poverty, throughout her daily journey as she...

Closing the gap between men and women in agriculture

The world cannot eliminate hunger without closing the gap between men and women in agriculture. With equal access to productive resources and services, such as land, water and credit, women farmers can produce 20 to 30 percent more food, enough to...



Neue feministische Aufbrüche / Britt Weyde... [et al.]

Grün ist die Farbe eines neuen feministischen Aufbruchs in Lateinamerika. Zwar gibt es in Lateinamerika schon seit langem klassische Demos, Ansprachen und Publikationen, etwa zum Internationalen Frauentag am 8. März, doch bei den gegenwärtigen Bewegungen und Debatten um Gender und Frauenrechte in...
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Digital India through a Gender Lens / Anita Gurumurthy ; Heinrich Böll Stiftung (Hrsg.)

This research paper seeks to analyse Digital India from a gender perspective, evaluating its implications for women’s empowerment and gender equality.

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