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This story was originally reported by Rodrigue Rwirahira for Women’s Advancement Deeply. In recent years, Rwanda has been going through a digital revolution. The tech industry has become one of the largest contributors to GDP growth, at 3 percent, and, the government claims, the burgeoning sector is attracting more and more investment from foreign countries. But women are largely missing out on this tech boom, and those who do work in the industry say companies and the government need to do more to help...
Last week in Brussels, we asked people to share their hopes and dreams for the world. We had a hunch that the responses would be amazing — and they were! Each message was a powerful acknowledgement that so many of you want to change the world in all kinds of different ways. Keep reading below to get a mega-dose of inspiration! ...
“I started to paint graffiti in 2008 because I found I could express myself better on a wall as there was more space than a canvas. Women are marginalised in society, I think my art can help people understand."
The Y7 is proof that youth voices matter too.
This story was originally reported by Nita Bhalla and edited by Claire Cozens and Katy Migiro for the Thomson Reuters Foundation. With their manicured nails, immaculate make-up and matching handbags and stilettos, you would be forgiven for mistaking the five women seated in the cafe of the upscale Nairobi hotel for a group of senior female executives. Sipping white hot chocolate from delicate porcelain cups, they discuss their long working hours, challenges in finding time with their children, and share strategies...
The European Union is currently discussing it’s next Multiannual Financial Framework
Beautiful, bold and powerful are just a few of the words that could be used to describe their poems.
Women have long used their strength and determination to create a better future.
No matter how you cut it, girls and women can't access the opportunities that they deserve.