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AGRA moves to address gender inequality challenges in agriculture

At a webinar held on October 22, 2020 at the instance of the Alliance for a Green Revolution (AGRA), the organisation sought to enhance...

How COVID-19 is affecting progress on gender equality

On Tuesday, July 21, 2020, the UN General Assembly held a virtual multi-stakeholder hearing titled, “Accelerating the Realisation of Gender Equality and the Empowerment...

German cabinet passes first ever gender equality strategy

Germany’s cabinet on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 approved a strategy aimed at boosting efforts to achieve equality between men and women in all future...

Amid COVID-19, group mobilises young leaders to build gender-equal future

In claiming lives and wreaking economic havoc throughout Africa, COVID-19 is placing an especially heavy burden on girls and women, primarily because their prominent role...

Makoko fisherwomen seek gender equality

Makoko community is a slum neighbourhood on the mainland of Lagos State in Nigeria, where women eke out a living from fishing. The community...

Espinosa champions gender equality in climate action

In an apparent bid to improve gender equality in the field of climate action, the Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change...

Panelists demand equal opportunities for women in oil palm sector

Key players involved in oil palm in Indonesia have highlighted the need for equal rights and opportunities for women and men. Panelists at a...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban all substances that are not ozone-friendly in accordance with the...
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EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions, according to a report published by the European Union (EU)...

COP27 to open a day earlier than initially scheduled

The 27th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP27) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

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Nigeria to ban ozone depleting refrigerators, air conditioners by 2023

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will ban...

EU companies in China pledge to help Beijing with climate goals

European companies have pledged to help China cut emissions,...