Category Archives: Gender

DRC – Lobbying against sexual violence towards women

By Charles Kawaya Ngenda Women International Public Day which will be celebrated globally in March 8  , 2011, will not mean to the women in DRC that their dignity and respect have been recovered , since DRC  increasingly still  has … Continue reading

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Nepal – A journey of struggle for the Kamlari-free community

by Basant Bhattari, Program Officer LWF Nepal Kaushila Chaudhary, 25 of Chaumala VDC – 7 in Kailali, a far western district in Nepal is a committed energetic woman engaged in eradicating Kamlari system (a system under which a girl from … Continue reading

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Myanmar – Groceries at the backyard

Written by: U Moe Naing Oo Agriculturist, Bogalay Township Lutheran World Federation (LWF) Sar Phyu Su Village in Kalar Ohmpin Su Village Tract in Bogalay Township has no market place. Villagers buy food and other items from hawkers from neighboring … Continue reading

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Uganda – I have learnt to keep my hope fresh against all odds

Betty Lamunu, LWF Uganda, Jan 2011 Joweria Kizito, 50, a widow, walks to Kisenyi III Community Hygiene Unit clutching a couple of books in her hands, for the meeting of her savings group. She is the Collector of the members’ … Continue reading

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Ethiopia – International Day of Women

Story told by LWF-Goro staff Tsige Assefa. Written by Heather Pryse. 2011 On March 8th, people all over the world will gather to celebrate the “International Day of Women”.  International Women’s Day is a global occasion to celebrate the economic, … Continue reading

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Swaziland – Just ask Bill

Sam Moskaw, Lutheran Development Services Swaziland, Dec 2010 Just Ask Bill  – Answers a 16 days of Activism in Swaziland GBV campaign project There is a rumour around Swaziland that if you want to end Gender Based Violence you need … Continue reading

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