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Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

Educating girls: Learning doesn’t mean a livelihood

By Sarah Kaplan & Rachel Goodman  — The Mark News —   Though girls may be actively encouraged to get educated, family responsibilities and cultural expectations can hold them back from the working world Today’s International Day of the Girl has been met with a flurry of social media and public […]

Peru Cabinet Minister Says Women Should Aim For Economic Independence

Peru Cabinet Minister Says Women Should Aim For Economic Independence

Minister of Women, Ana Jara, said Thursday that Peruvian women need greater economic independence as a way to avoid domestic violence in the Andean country, Radio Programas reported. Peru’s government said that since 2009, 385 women have been murder victims, of which 70% were killed by their partner or former […]

Peru Anti-Drug Chief Calls For Greater Women’s Empowerment

Peru Anti-Drug Chief Calls For Greater Women’s Empowerment

Peru’s anti-drug chief Carmen Masias said Thursday that the country’s counter-drug policy will promote the empowerment of women to boost alternative development over coca farming, state news agency Andina reported. Masias said that many rural women, especially those who live in the coca-growing regions, are often not only the heads […]