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Tuyang Initiative – Helping indigenous community on Borneo

The Tuyang Initiative was co-founded by Juvita Tatan Wan and her father John Wan Usang to foster the inclusive development and promotion of Dayak cultural heritage talents, products and services.

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17.02.2019 | 15:12

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I did it for my daughter, says woman arrested for headscarf protest in Iran

Azam Jangravi poses during an interview with Reuters, at the unknown location, February 7, 2019.

Azam Jangravi’s heart was pounding when she climbed atop an electricity transformer box on Tehran’s busy Revolution Street a year ago. She raised her headscarf in the air and waved it above her head.

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15.02.2019 | 13:41

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Rites of Womanhood

A young Pokot girl is held by a member of her community as she tries to escape a forced marriage, unaware of the arrangements her father had made.

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14.02.2019 | 14:29

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Big plans for small-scale farmers in South Africa

Through Made with Rural, some of the farmers have supply contracts with Dew Crisp, a South African fresh produce provider. © Leeko Makoene

FARMING is second nature to South African Leeko Makoene. She grew up in a village near Mahikeng in South Africa’s North-West Province, surrounded by small-scale farmers, including her grandfather.

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13.02.2019 | 13:40

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Women press ahead with change in Iran

Forty years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.

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11.02.2019 | 12:11

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Flamenco Fashion

The International Flamenco Fashion Show SIMOF was held in the Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain February 8, 2019. Here are some of the highlights from the show.

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09.02.2019 | 19:42

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Kindness changes lives

Julia Lee and Joanne Yong are former bankers who have dedicated their time to Project Nepal, which aims to raise funds to build better education and living facilities in a remote monastery 🏘 in Nepal for the poor children who go there. #ProjectNepal2019

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09.02.2019 | 15:07

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