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Women at work worldwide

See how women perform in jobs that are often still considered “men’s jobs” and what they have to say.

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12.12.2017 | 16:16

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“Being the only girl amongst the boys was a little tough for me as they would try to push me off track or scare me.” Mira Erda

17-year-old Mira Erda, India’s first female formula racer is racing to the top in a man’s world. WTO reporter Roma Rajpal Weiss spoke to Erda on her unusual choice of profession and her plans for the future.

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03.11.2017 | 16:18

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GirlHype – Empowering women and girls in South Africa

Amidst the grandeur of Cape Town, SA’s main tourist hotspot, lies the informal township of Khayelitsha. In stark contrast to the affluent neighboring towns in Cape Town, many people are afraid to venture here and few believe that any good can come from this community. However Baratang Miya, a self-taught software developer and the founder of the non-profit organization GirlHype, believes otherwise. Through her organization, she aims to empower women and girls with technology and entrepreneurship. She delights in finding “wealth” in a community such as Khayelitsha.

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28.10.2017 | 15:34

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