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    TRADE-AFRICA: Flip-flops Transformed Into Toys to Save Turtles

    13 Apr 2009


    By Najum Mushtaq
    NAIROBI, Apr 13 (IPS) Art and fashion, environmental conservation,
    poverty alleviation and fair trade come together at UniqEco’s Marula
    Studios in an upscale suburb of Nairobi. A visit to its workshop and
    display centre is a delight to the eyes as well as an occasion to learn
    about the problem of marine pollution and its eco-friendly,
    community-based and business-savvy solutions.

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    Women in the Media: IPS Joins UNESCO Initiative

    30 Mar 2009


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    How to address the main problems faced by women working in the media?

    As a part of the Women Make the News 2009 celebration, UNESCO has teamed up with the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) to produce a handbook entitled Getting the Balance Right, which provides a guide on how to address some of these problems. More »