Women

Born Behind Bars: Extending Mandela's Legacy

“Nothing ever haunted me more than the children who lived behind bars with little or nothing to go by,” says Romy Titus, a journalist and sportscaster in South Africa, and one of 500 fellows taking part in the

Involving Women in Domestication and Indigenous Knowledge for REDD+

In order for REDD+ programs to be truly effective, communities must take ownership of the process to address deforestation and forest degradation. Accordingly, it is crucial that these programs involve women and indigenous groups in sustainable forest management efforts. This article will discuss the need to build the capacity of both men and women, in […]

London Technology Salon: How Can We Empower Women and Girls with Mobiles?

We would be delighted to invite you to RSVP to join a select cohort of thought leaders and decision makers for the first Technology Salon in London, where Henriette Kolb, Cherie Blair Foundation for W

How to Win the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge? Give Women Mangos

Wednesday was the last day to submit your entry for the GSMA mWomen Design Challenge to redefine the user experience of mobile phones to meet the needs of resource-poor women.

Closing mobile’s “gender divide”

At the Networked Society Forum in Hong Kong last November, I sat and listened as Jeffrey Sachs described mobile connectivity as “the single most important instrument for development that we have“. Few people would disagree.

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