Event: Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting special focus on women and girls

Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, Sept 21-23 2010 In 2009, the Annual Meeting had a special focus on girls and women, and in 2010 the topic will be elevated into its own Action Area. Subtopics may include Women and Entrepreneurship; Access to Education for Adolescent Girls; Maternal Health; Women-led Approaches to Climate Change Advocacy and >> Read more

News: Cocoa farmers cooperative empowering women in Cote d’Ivoire’s Sud Bandama region

"Women have grown cocoa here for decades, but on farms owned by their husbands or male partners. Agathe wants to put an end to traditions that make access to land a “men’s affair”. Coffee-cocoa farms owned by women, not only extend their involvement in agriculture beyond growing foodstuffs but ensure that women become business partners, >> Read more