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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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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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South Sudan – from a tent in cattle country

LWF Worker Coordinates Relief Work in Jonglei State, South Sudan JUBA, South Sudan/GENEVA, 27 February 2012 (LWI) – Michael Mading reported back to work at the office of The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) in Juba on 4 January after spending … Continue reading

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