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Speaking out About Menstruation: “Blue” Schools in Nepal
Providing a platform to gain and share information and knowledge on how to manage menstruation with dignity and without fear, discomfort or shame.
Written by Jane Carter - 21. March 2016
Girls’ Initiation Rites in Mozambique: Opposing Views
Achieving widespread change in attitudes towards women’s role in society takes a sustained, concerted effort over a longer time frame.
Written by Jane Carter - 10. February 2016
Monitoring Changing Lives: Dalit Women in Nepal
Without qualitative as well as quantitative measures of project achievement, we fail to see the full picture – particularly in matters of women’s empowerment.
Written by Jane Carter - 15. January 2016
Women in Community Forestry in Bhutan
In the early 2000s, there were less than 10 community forests in the country. Now there are well over 600 thanks to local people being handed over responsibility for managing State forest.
Written by Jane Carter - 15. December 2015
International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Tackling Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) and Violence against Women (VAW) demands a change in deeply rooted attitudes.
Written by Jane Carter - 25. November 2015
Whatever definition considered suitable in the local context, the importance lies in tailoring our activities to ensure we reach the disadvantaged individuals.
Written by Jane Carter - 18. November 2015
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