Stories From The Field

Breaking barriers, building futures – a second chance for women refugees and the communities that host them in Uganda

Uganda hosts 1,644,870 refugees today, and nearly 56 per cent of them have come from South Sudan, fleeing conflict and hunger. Globally, nearly half of all people ...
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Girls who can code and break stereotypes: an interview with Natacha Sangwa

The “shell women” of the Pacific coast of Nariño have promoted sustainable harvesting and use of a native mollusk called piangua for many generations. They ...
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In the Pacific coast of Colombia, guardians of the mangrove sow seeds of change

The “shell women” of the Pacific coast of Nariño have promoted sustainable harvesting and use of a native mollusk called piangua for many generations. They ...
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Women share stories of hardship during year of war in Sudan

On 15 April 2023, war broke out in Sudan in between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). In the year ...
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Women grapple with unplanned pregnancies after sexual violence in Sudan war

After war broke out in Sudan in mid-April 2023 between the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF), 18-year-old Amna Salih* sheltered ...
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‘Women are not necessarily killed because of bullets or bombs’ – Sudanese activists describe humanitarian crisis amid civil war

“During the last 20 years, Sudanese women have been trained in negotiations and mediations. Not because this was a favourable subject for them—but because we’ve ...
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