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The companies that make your favorite chocolate bars are not doing much to support the women who grow and pick cocoa for them. You can change this.
Healthy food and a sustainable way to produce it were among the goals of the more than one thousand women who marched on World Food Day 2012 in San Salvador.
Women played a key role in Yemen's 2011 popular uprising, but almost a year on they are still waiting for change.
Now that the Muslim Brotherhood’s candidate Mohammed Morsi has become Egypt’s new president, some fear the end of the revolution and the beginning of an Arab winter.
Louise Hancock, Oxfam's Afghanistan policy officer, said:
“It’s been another conference of flowery speeches: big on rhetoric and short on substance.
Famous women and men from throughout the world are backing the new Green Scarves for Solidarity campaign, which calls on world leaders to keep their promises to Afghan women 10 years since the start of military intervention in Afghanistan.
Ten years after the start of the western intervention in Afghanistan, Afghan women are facing an uncertain future.
The improvements for Afghan women’s rights gained over the last decade are at risk of slipping away and could be lost in a quick fix bargain for peace, Oxfam warned today.