From a jade green wool dress suit worn by former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher to the suffragettes’ lace blouses, clothes have been a defining feature of women’s empowerment, according […]
Boosting Incomes and Empowering Rural Women in Cuba. Leonor Pedroso’s sewing machine has dressed children in the Cuban town of Florida for 30 years. But it was only a few […]
British-Irish writer Eimear McBride has won this year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction with her debut novel “A Girl is a Half-formed Thing.”
Shyline Chipfika, 26, is one of thousands of Zimbabwean women in urban centres who have struck gold by growing potatoes. And a lot of their success has to do with […]
Chintapakka Jambulamma, 34, looks admiringly at a solar dryer. It’s the prized possession of the Advitalli Tribal Women’s Co-operative Society- a collective of women entrepreneurs that she leads.
Tens of thousands of women suffering breast cancer could be spared from chemotherapy or radiotherapy after scientists discovered a ‘survival protein’ which predicts if they will survive from surgery alone.
A third of children under the age of five in Burkina Faso are chronically malnourished, something that the Ministry of Health says is not always due to lack of food, […]