Women’s Strides

HOW EMPOWERING WOMEN REDUCES POVERTY

HOW EMPOWERING WOMEN REDUCES POVERTY

Gender inequality has been a major topic of concern since the end of the 19th century and countries around the world have made huge strides to empower women and make changes for gender equality ever since. Yet specifically in developing...

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LA VALEUR D’UNE FILLE

LA VALEUR D’UNE FILLE

Qu’est-ce qu’une jeune mariée apporte au mariage – une dot, un statut social, un travail domestique, des relations d’affaires? Quelle est sa valeur pour deux familles, celle qu’elle quitte et celle qu’elle...

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THE WORTH OF A GIRL

THE WORTH OF A GIRL

What does a child bride bring to a marriage — a dowry, social status, domestic labor, business connections? What is her value to two families, the one she leaves and the one she joins? And what is the cost to the girl? Somaya was 13 years old and...

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