Category Archives: International Day of Women 2011

Central America – Working on gender inclusiveness for development

by Estela Garcia, LWF Central America The Lutheran World Federation (LWF), Department for World Service (DWS), Central America Program works for families and farming groups in the Guatemalan indigenous area “Half Moon Q’eqchi’” supporting aims to improve the abilities of … Continue reading

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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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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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