Cultivating change: Women farmers in Dominica find new paths to market amidst COVID-19 shutdowns

In Dominica, women smallholder farmers’ fields and gardens are full, and their storerooms are piling up quickly. With markets and restaurants closed due to COVID-19 …

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In Georgia, women farmers show solidarity amid COVID-19

COVID-19 has changed the world dramatically, with particularly negative effects on women. Still, in spite of their own problems, many women are demonstrating striking examples …

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UN Women and Rohingya women on the front line of COVID-19 response

The world in lockdown has created a profound shock to our societies and economies, and women are at the heart of care and response efforts …

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Category-5 Cyclone Resilient Rakiraki Market Opens

The people of Rakiraki today celebrated the official opening of the new Rakiraki Market by Prime Minister, Rear Admiral (RET) Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama. The new …

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Press release: Gender lens essential to addressing linked climate change and security crises, urges joint UN report

As COVID-19 layers crisis upon crisis in communities affected by climate change and conflict, gender-responsive action is urgently needed. Nairobi and New York, 9 June …

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