Blog posts tagged to "women’s empowerment"
Published on Wednesday, 09 December 2015
The traditional bags are a crucial source of livelihood for PNG women, providing many their first opportunity to enter the formal economy and escape rural poverty.
Published on Friday, 11 September 2015
Improving the lives of women and girls was part of the MDGs when they were adopted in 2000. Since then, much progress has been made—particularly on education—but that progress has been uneven and insufficient in many countries.
Published on Friday, 31 July 2015
We helped women in Nepal stop being seen as mere water fetchers, and empowered them to become true leaders within their communities.
Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Monitoring outputs and results of development projects involve communities much more in the age of hotlines, text messaging, the internet and social media.
Published on Monday, 12 August 2013
Does gender equality REALLY have the potential to cut hunger and increase food security in the region?
Published on Monday, 05 August 2013
Tep Roeung’s husband abandoned her and their 3 young children in 1999. She was just 21 years old. Uneducated and with few skills, Roeung farmed a small rice field in rural Siem Reap province to support her family.
Published on Monday, 08 April 2013
What do you do if you want to boost the benefits flowing to women from a regional road project?
Published on Tuesday, 05 March 2013
When I was a student, I spent two and a half hours in hellish commuter trains each day as a Tokyo suburbanite. Being a teenager in a manga-like school uniform, I was often a target of groping, eve-teasing, stalking, and even “flashing” on the streets, in the trains, and at the stations.