How Can We Boost Progress and Green Growth? Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen numerous industries stumble as the crisis has hit many sectors' productivity and employment rates. And in this scenario women have been the

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project demonstrates significant productivity, income, food security and women’s empowerment benefits for 110,000 participating farmers. On this World Telecommunications and Information Society Day, we reflected on the ways the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Indigenous Maya women are reclaiming the age-old art of handcrafting carmine, perhaps the most vibrant

Challenging social biases often require assiduous and consistent efforts. One must identify, be mindful, and critically engage to change social stereotypes, especially in gender-related matters in the world of work. Despite the substantial improvements made towards gender equality in the

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  For many years, Tulsi Thapa felt like she was alone. Like most women in Kopuwa, Nepal, her husband did not allow her

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog. -- -- Drought, malnutrition and restrictive gender roles challenge the women of rural Senegal every day. Heifer International is helping them ease

I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves. ― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman Recently, the Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights addressed students at the American University of Cairo: Women ruled over many

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