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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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The women of Iran – 120 years ago

Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.

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07.02.2019 | 15:32

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London mum guilty of mutilating daughter in landmark FGM trial

Though the practice was outlawed 30 years ago, this is Britain’s first conviction for female genital mutilation

A London mother was found guilty of subjecting her 3-year-old daughter to female genital mutilation on Friday in Britain’s first conviction for FGM – more than 30 years after the practice was outlawed.

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02.02.2019 | 13:41

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Sex sells: Female bodies in advertising

Well-known photographers from Helmut Newton to Guy Bourdin are among those who gained fame by portraying women as objects of desire. An exhibition in Berlin features their provocative works.

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01.02.2019 | 11:22

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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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