Tech and Innovation Are Key in Gender Equality – So Let’s Use That!
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women concluded its latest session by reaffirming the crucial role technology and innovation play in the achievement of gender equality - and initiatives have been put in place with these two key things in mind.
No Ban Can Stop Us from Learning: Girls Move Abroad to Continue Their Education
Following the ban imposed by the Taliban a year ago preventing women and girls from furthering their education past 6th grade, an Afghan all-girls school has relocated its premises in Rwanda and is now welcoming their pupils to learn in a safe environment.
Army of Women Protects Rare Stork
Over almost a decade, the state of Assam, India, has witnessed the rise of a conservation army to protect a rare stork and its nesting trees, and the thousands of women within the army’s ranks are fierce advocates whose conservation efforts led to economic independence.
Survival Rates Shoot up, for Both Babies and Their Mamas
Since gaining its independence 50 years ago, Bangladesh saw its infant mortality rate decline by 85%, an unprecedented success that encourages the authorities to go above and beyond to further reduce the mortality rate among infants, mothers, and young children in the following years.
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Investing in the Future, by Investing in Education
West African country Sierra Leone has decided to invest a quarter of its budget on education for all children, as it is perceived as the key to the nation’s development and prosperity - and since 2018, more than a million kids have found their way to…