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IAW around the world, News, Poverty, Violence against Women

Help her live when giving life

By on 18 May 2016
Help her live when giving life

Saturday, March 12, 2016 was a sad day in Cameroon: a pregnant woman called Monique Koumate was left to die on the steps of a reference hospital in Cameroon because she had no money to pay for treatment as relatives tried in vain to deliver twins alive. CEFAP immediately decided to launch a project to save at least poor pregnant women

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IAW around the world, Poverty, Women and politics

Village adoption – a case study

By on 28 March 2016
Village adoption – a case study

Economic empowerment made it possible for women to get involved in civic matters

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IAW around the world, News, Poverty

 Violence against girls:  the case of rural girl domestic workers in N’Djamena, Tchad

By on 3 November 2015
 Violence against girls:  the case of rural girl domestic workers in N’Djamena, Tchad

Read about the shocking case of girls, who are hired as domestic workers, get pregnant by their boss’s son, the boss himself or the boss’s relatives and are fired afterwards. Who will be the father of the child they will give birth to?

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Decision-making, Economy, IAW around the world, Poverty

AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

By on 21 March 2015
AIWC: Economic Empowerment of Women – side event at CSW59

AIWC President Mrs. Veena Kohli: In India poverty is multi-dimensional social problem. Causes of poverty are many like -unemployment and underemployment, lack of property rights, dependence on agriculture, high population growth rate, caste system, corruption and above all holding of financial resources in the hands of males.

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