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Women’s trade show strengthens Nepal-Tibet economic cooperation

To increase economic cooperation between Nepal and the Autonomous Region of Tibet, representative women’s organizations from both economies recently put up a trade show to highlight various products with distinctive traditional designs and raw materials. The five-day trade show also … Continue reading

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Ending discrimination against women gets boost from Philippines-Spain project partnership

Recognizing the fact that discrimination against women is far from being eradicated, the governments of the Philippines and Spain entered into cooperation agreement in addressing gender disparities in the Philippines through the full implementation of the Philippine Magna Carta of … Continue reading

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Brand identity to create strong presence for Nepalese products in niche markets

With the increasing economic integration of the world brought about by globalization, it is crucial that Nepal should define and sustain its competitive advantage in various products bound for foreign markets. Advantage in the use of natural materials unique to … Continue reading

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Youth, handicapped, elderly and indigenous people top agenda of women’s agency

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will pay more attention to less popular concerns such as those about youth, handicapped,      elderly, indigenous people, electronic violence against women and climate change. This was declared by the PCW Chairperson Remedios … Continue reading

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Rural women feted for outstanding achievement in sustainable agriculture and development

Five Filipino women were recently recognized for their achievement and work in promoting sustainable agriculture and development.  Each received the honor of being named most outstanding rural woman of the year.  The awards were presented by the Philippine Inter- Agency … Continue reading

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Innovative business practices keep women’s small businesses survive economic crisis

Faced with problems that hinder business growth and development, micro, small and medium enterprises run by women rise to the test of overcoming obstacles to realize the full potentials of their businesses. In Zimbabwe, seventy-two women’s SMEs from Harare, Masvingo, … Continue reading

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New leaders to guide DEVNET embark on bold agenda to meet 21st century challenges

Recent global events have caused the redefinition of the context within which international non-government organizations conduct their activities in the field of development cooperation. An international organization that has implemented a number of a pioneering programs under the auspices of … Continue reading

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Women Leadership University to Rise in Ordos City, China

Preparing the next generation of women leaders to meet the challenges of the 21st century is behind a project initiative to create a women leaders university, on the platform of women economic empowerment, under the aegis of the UNDP (United … Continue reading

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Accord Signed to Extend WINNER to China and Mekong Countries

An agreement between Devnet International and the Women’s Federation of Shanghai was recently signed to intensify the cooperation and communication between international organizations and local Chinese government entities in the run up to the Shanghai World Expo in 2010. The … Continue reading

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