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Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe
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Women Miners Stake a Claim in Zimbabwe

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By: Sally Nyakanyanga / Source: Inter Press Service / The Dawn News / March 8, 2018   HARARE – Tapiwa Moyo, 40, religiously leaves her home each day when the first cock crows and joins a throng of women who have taken up artisanal mining in her community. Moyo spends […]

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New Book Highlights Women’s Role in the Colombian Peace Process

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Source: TeleSUR / The Dawn News / July 6, 2017 “The commitment of Colombian women made it possible to build the gender perspective within the Peace Agreements,” said FARC member Victoria Sandino. The more than 140 women that participated in the Havana peace process met Wednesday to present their new […]

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The Battle Over What It Means to Be Female

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By: Chris Hedges / Source: Truthdig / The Dawn News / July 2, 2017 Patriarchy, across the globe, plagues humankind. In some regions female fetuses often are aborted because they are considered less valuable than male fetuses. Girls are sometimes smothered in infancy. Many women and girls are sold to […]

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