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  1. Afghan Women's Voices Stifled as Taliban Tightens Media Controls

    - Inter Press Service

    Apr 22 (IPS) - Since the Taliban regained control of Afghanistan in 2021, the space for women in the public sphere has significantly narrowed, with successive orders further restricting their presence in various sectors, including the media.

  2. Solar Power and Biogas Empower Women Farmers in Brazil

    - Inter Press Service

    ACREÚNA/ORIZONA, Brazil, Apr 16 (IPS) - A bakery, fruit pulp processing and water pumped from springs are empowering women farmers in Goiás, a central-eastern state of Brazil. New renewable energy sources are driving the process.

  3. Migration in the Americas: A Dream That Can Turn Deadly

    - Inter Press Service

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Apr 16 (IPS) - The Darién Gap is a stretch of jungle spanning the border between Colombia and Panama, the only missing section of the Pan-American Highway that stretches from Alaska to southern Argentina. For good reason, it used to be considered impenetrable. But in 2023, a record 520,000 people crossed it heading northwards, including many children. Many have lost their lives trying to cross it.

  4. IPCI 2024: Oslo Commitment Protects Sexual and Reproductive Rights Across All Contexts

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Apr 12 (IPS) - Parliamentarians from 112 countries have adopted the IPCI statement of commitment to protect and promote sexual and reproductive health rights, committing to the principle that Life or Death is a Political Statement.

  5. IPCI 2024: Technology as a Tool to Advance and Threaten Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Apr 12 (IPS) - Technology emerged as a core theme of IPCI Oslo for its relevance in advancing the objectives of the Cairo Programme of Action.

  6. Women Affected by Gender-Biased Climate Change Deserve Justice

    - Inter Press Service

    BULAWAYO, Apr 11 (IPS) - While research into the unequal impacts of climate change on women is growing, more is needed to enable them to realize their rights to climate justice.

  7. IPCI 2024: Oslo Conference Focuses on Parliamentary Power over Reproductive Rights

    - Inter Press Service

    OSLO, Apr 10 (IPS) - Gearing up for the 30th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), the world’s parliamentarians and ministers are meeting in Oslo to determine the course of action needed to promote sexual and reproductive human rights (SRHR).

  8. Has the World Progressed or Regressed, 30 Years After a Landmark Population Conference?

    - Inter Press Service

    UNITED NATIONS, Apr 05 (IPS) - As the world commemorates the 30th anniversary of the landmark International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) held in Cairo in 1994, one lingering question remains: Has the world progressed - or regressed - in implementing some of the recommendations in the Programme of Action (PoA) approved by 179 UN member states.

  9. The world is bigger than 5

    - Inter Press Service

    PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, Apr 03 (IPS) - Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, PhD, Former President of the Republic of MauritiusThe title of this piece is not my words.

    It’s from the President of Turkey calling for a reform of the United Nations Security Council.

    It has since become a motto in the UN reform campaign encapsulating the shared resentment at a global system that gives the five Permanent members – The P5 of the UN Security Council – the United States, France, Britain, China and Russia – unfair and often destructive veto powers that undermines the very ideals for which the UN was established.

  10. Breaking the Silence: Gender-Based Challenges in the Lesotho Highlands Water Project ll

    - Inter Press Service

    MASERU, Lesotho, Apr 03 (IPS) - In the journey towards gender equality and justice, recent decades have seen strides made, yet the road ahead remains treacherous. In the race to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, attention is turning to the role that over five hundred public development banks worldwide could play.

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