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Indigenous women in Philippines need to “assert their rights”

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Indigenous women in the Philippines have "many problems," including a lack of recognition of their ancestral land rights, so they need to be empowered in order to stand up for those rights, a…

20 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Art helps people understand “we are all the same”: Tunisian painter

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All people experience the "same feelings", no matter which country they're from, and art can help "open the heart",…

20 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Implementing gender parity will be a "battle", the UN chief warns

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It's going to be a "battle" to have an equal number of men and women serving in governments, legislatures,…

17 Mar 2017 / Listen /

Rural women can be “powerful economic agents”: FAO

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Rural women can be "powerful economic agents" but policy makers should recognise their needs in order for them to…

17 Mar 2017 / Listen /
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