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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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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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How Afghanistan’s urban gardens are changing women’s lives

In this photograph taken on June 2, 2018, Afghan women carry rocks while working at a park in the city of Herat.

It may look like they’re just planting and weeding, but for the women tending the public gardens of Jalalabad, the tasks represent far more: the rare chance to work outside the home in one of Afghanistan’s most conservative and unstable provinces.

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30.01.2019 | 14:40

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Afghan men oppose more women’s rights; elders less hardline

About two-thirds of men think women in Afghanistan have too many rights and that women are too emotional to become leaders.

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29.01.2019 | 13:30

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Women’s emancipation has yet to reach Ethiopia’s rural areas

Times are changing for the better for women in Ethiopia. The country has its first female president and half of the cabinet are women. But change is much slower in rural areas as DW correspondent Fanny Facsar found out.

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28.01.2019 | 14:37

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