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Health Programs in Developing Countries

Health Programs in Developing Countries While advances in health care in the developed world often emphasize new technologies, in developing lower- and middle-income countries simply expanding the reach of basic primary care services is crucial to improving health. By providing ready access to basic health services and coordinating care with […]

Community Health Promotion

Community Health Promotion Health care systems in many developing countries have shared characteristics. Government expenditures in poor countries are low for health care. The majority of people cannot easily reach a modern health facility. Most spending is for high-cost curative medicine and hospitals. Programs are often inefficient in their use […]

Studying and Living in District of Columbia for students

Studying and Living in District of Columbia for students The United States Constitution provided specifications for a district to be distinguished and preserved as the national capital of the United States. As such, Washington, D.C. was founded in 1790 and (instead of being part of any of the 50 U.S. […]

Study & Work in the United States

Study & Work in the United States If you are interested in studying and working in the United States, we are here to helping students like you who are considering continuing education in the United States. Our team of experts can help you with all the tools and resources you […]

Slamming Corporate Abuse of Women’s Rights

Slamming Corporate Abuse of Women’s Rights The chance to fill the regulatory gaps that would stop the abuse and impunity of corporations over women’s lives and bodies cannot be shut down. More than a century ago today, approximately 15,000 female garment workers took to the streets for decent working conditions, […]

Women in Mining

Women in Mining Mining is an industry which has always been male-dominated, regardless of geographical location. There have been positive steps which have helped to integrate women into the industry, but females continue to be under-represented and mining is still largely a man’s domain. Mining has been and still is, […]

Remembering Asma Jahangir, Carrying Powerful Possibility Forward

Remembering Asma Jahangir, Carrying Powerful Possibility Forward Asma Jahangir, Pakistani human rights lawyer, and social activist passed away on 11 February 2018. With heavy hearts, three members of AWID staff share their memories of her. “She laughed…she was one of us… Breaking barriers of patriarchy…And yet in her fierceness, there […]

Women, Peace, and Security

Women, Peace, and Security At the peace table From 1990-2000, 11 percent of peace agreements (17 out of 664) included at least one reference to women. Out of the 504 agreements signed since the adoption of resolution 1325, only 138 (27 percent) included references to women. In 2015, 7 out […]

Facts and Figures about Rural Women

Facts and Figures about  Rural Women Rural Women make up over a quarter of the total world population. In developing countries, rural women represent approximately 43 percent of the agricultural labor force Produce process and prepare much of the food available, thereby giving them primary responsibility for food security. Bearing […]

FACTS AND FIGURES ABOUT WOMEN IN GLOBAL WORKFORCE

Facts and Figures about Women in Global Workforce Benefits of Economic Empowerment When more women work, economies grow. An increase in female labor force participation—or a reduction in the gap between women’s and men’s labor force participation—results in faster economic growth. Evidence from a range of countries shows that increasing […]