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Great Zimbabwe

by Mary Ferreira 3 December 2012 – After much flying time, we arrived in Ziimbabwe to film a story on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment. As part of the story, a workshop sponsored by UNDP, held in the town of Masvingo some 180 miles from Harare, was also covered. A group of 34 women and [...]

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Bangladesh Women Seek Justice


By Mary Ferreira After filming in India, we hopped on Jet Airways to Dhaka, Bangladesh. Our assignment — to cover a story on sexual harassment, a common phenomenon in this South East Asian country. I took a big risk on this mission because I didn’t have an entry visa for Bangladesh and was advised to [...]

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