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Driven from home in DRC

Marie Madden | 02 May 2018 | 0 Comments

Concern Worldwide's Marie Madden meets the women separated from friends, family and their homes by one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.

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Topics: women, Democratic Republic of Congo, DRCongo

Access to clean water is a big deal, especially for women like Filema

Cian Purcell-Milton | 08 June 2017 | 0 Comments

The ECHO funded water scheme in Ethiopia saves Filema a two-hour round trip each time she needs water for her household and is a positive contribution to her family’s health and quality of life.

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Topics: women, water, ethiopia, ECHO, gender, health

Inspirational women on film: four movies to watch for #IWD15

Daniel Gray | 17 February 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2015 we discover four films that champion female empowerment from around the globe.

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Topics: women, liberia, international women's day, gender equality

Haiti: mother-of-five gets back to business

Daniel Gray | 02 February 2015 | 1 Comment

Guerda Decerant is a 38-year-old single mother bringing up five children alone. When 2010’s earthquake decimated Port-Au-Prince, she lost both her house and her livelihood. But five years on, Guerda is back in business.

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Topics: haiti, women, return to neighbourhoods

Saving women and children in South Sudan

Rebecca Grogan | 27 November 2014 | 0 Comments

Taban* works as a midwife in South Sudan. Thanks to the training he received from Concern Worldwide, he has been able to save the lives of many women and children.

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Topics: women, south sudan, gender, success story, gender equality

Success stories: helping women in Malawi

Alan O'Reilly | 27 November 2014 | 0 Comments

16 Days of Activism is an annual campaign dedicated to ending violence against women. In support of this year's campaign, here are two stories of women who have been helped by Concern.

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Topics: women, malawi, gender based violence, gender, 16 days of activism, success story, gender equality

The importance of women farmers

Caoimhe Gaskin | 03 October 2014 | 1 Comment

Women make up two thirds of the global agricultural workforce and produce 50% of the world’s food. Concern Worldwide knows that women who farm play a vital role in their communities. These women tell us their stories.

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Topics: farming techniques, conservation agriculture, charity, food production, global, agriculture, women, global agriculture, zambia

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