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Women’s Groups Unite Ahead of Busan Aid Forum

Posted on 15 June 2011 by admin

By Ren Bishop

BRUSSELS, Jun 15, 2011 (IPS) – Twenty women from four continents consider the words discussion leader Anne Schoenstein, of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID), has written on a flip chart. She strikes out in blue ink a previous sentence. She begins writing a new one – a demand aimed at aid donors – dictated by Nurgul Djanaeva. Continue Reading

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Q&A: Political Support Needs Financial Backing

Posted on 11 February 2011 by admin

Rousbeh Legatis interviews NORAH MATOVU-WINYI, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 11, 2011 (IPS) – “The agenda for women’s rights and empowerment in each country must be supported by the political leadership,” says Norah Matovu-Winyi, Executive Director, African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET). Continue Reading

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