Wednesday, September 22, 2021

How Market Knowledge is Powering Africas Solar Irrigation Sector

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ACCRA, Ghana, Aug 13 (IPS) - ‘Know your customers’ is arguably the first rule of marketing. By identifying and segmenting customer groups, companies...

Zimbabwe’s Urban Sprawl Dilemma

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Bulawayo, ZIMBABWE, Aug 11 (IPS) - Ndaba Dube, a Bulawayo resident, says he built himself a home on a small piece of land...

Power of Creative Expression during Lockdown

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New York, Aug 11 (IPS) - Screens, devices, and smartphones replaced the human touch and day-to-day interactions as COVID-19 protocols forced millions of...

Muslim Women in Indias Workforce: Where Are They?

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Jul 30 (IPS) - Muslims are the largest minority community in India, and yet, they are highly underrepresented both in public and private...

Prioritising Menstrual Health and Hygiene During Emergencies

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Jul 06 (IPS) - Over the last few years, the world has witnessed accelerated action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), especially...

COVID-19 Pandemic Exacerbates Domestic Workers Plight in Bangladesh

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DHAKA, Jun 30 (IPS) - Rani Akter, a mother of five, usually works as a domestic helper in Dhaka’s Zikatola area. When the...

Why Pacific Island Nations, like the Federated States of Micronesia, need Climate Change Finance...

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SYDNEY, Australia, Jun 28 (IPS) - Robby Nena is one of the many farmers and fishermen on the frontline of climate change in...

130 Countries Promise to Protect and Invest in Health Care Workers

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UNITED NATIONS, Jun 23 (IPS) - The countries signed a statement in support of the 2021 International Year of Health and Care Workers....

Child Marriage and Domestic Violence: What We Found in 16 African Countries

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NAIROBI, Jun 03 (IPS) - The number of girls who marry before their 15th birthday has remained unchanged for 20 years in most...

Why Investing in Women Is Key to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

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BANGKOK, Thailand, Jun 01 (IPS) - Last year, the Asia-Pacific region recorded its worst economic performance in decades. With the pandemic far from...

COVID-19 Widens Learning Gap For Girls In Rural Ghana

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ACCRA, May 27 (IPS) - Seventeen-year-old Muniratu Adams, a form two student of the Jeyiri D/A Junior High School at Funsi in the...

Five Ways to Measure the Effects of a Crisis Like COVID-19 on Women

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JOHANNESBURG, May 24 (IPS) - Social issues and crises tend to affect women more severely than men. This is why terms like “gender...

The Illusion of Digital Inclusion in the Post-COVID World

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BANGKOK, Thailand, May 07 (IPS) - We are living through a decisive moment. The COVID-19 pandemic’s devasting impact is reaching every corner of...

Dr Aqsa Sheikh: Transgender Doctor Injecting Hope During COVID Pandemic

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NEW DELHI, India, May 07 (IPS) - When Dr Aqsa Sheikh Tweeted and asked if she was the only transgender person to head...

The Garment Industry Needs More Women Leaders

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May 03 (IPS) - If you enter a garment factory in India, or any part of the world for that matter, you will...