I established the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women in 2008 with the sole purpose of empowering women entrepreneurs in low- and middle-income countries. Through our leading global programmes and advocacy work, we give women access to the skills and knowledge

COVID-19, deadly as it is for all of us, has multifaceted security dimensions and grave implications for those caught in the midst of conflicts, postconflict or humanitarian crises. In particular, the pandemic may disrupt humanitarian aid flows, limit peace operations,

Electrifying Africa is moving forward: A new generation of national electrification programmes is bringing clean energy to some of the 600 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa still living without electricity. These potentially game-changing initiatives will improve lives and help create

Climate-smart options in agriculture can only be inclusive if they consider the gender-specific situations of farmers. Women farmers encounter a great deal of challenges that constrain their agricultural activities. Differing societal roles, unequal access to and control of resources, and women’s

Tanzania’s Women Parliamentarian Group came together to explore pathways for mainstreaming gender into climate adaptation planning. Article in collaboration with: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) seeks to address the increasing challenge of global warming and

Lina Abirafeh is Executive Director of the Arab Institute for Women at the Lebanese American University, an Institute that develops programs to empower women and is computing a lot of academic research on women in the Arab world. Lina Abirafeh has

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