Category Archives: International Womens Day 2012

Nepal – Nepali Women Embrace Opportunity to Change Society

LWF Partners on Women’s Rights LALITPUR, Nepal/GENEVA, 8 March 2012 (LWI)- It was a shock for Manmaya Shrestha when her husband broke his legs in a farming accident 15 years ago in Nepal’s rural Lalitpur district and her family lost … Continue reading

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Bangladesh – Rural Women in Bangladesh Shine Light on Poverty

LWF Program Supports Women’s Leadership Efforts DINAJPUR, Bangladesh/GENEVA, 8 March 2012 (LWI) –They call her the “shining star” in the village. Sisilia Murmu is a talented young girl who had always dreamed of gaining an education and financial independence, but … Continue reading

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South Sudan – One in Six

Education Transforms Lives of Sudanese Women   JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA, 6 March 2012 (LWI) – “If you have an education, you value your life,” says Mary Abuk Dow. Only one in six women in South Sudan are fortunate enough to … Continue reading

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