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Series on Women Changing the World: Betty Makoni, Zimbabwe

Elly Pradervand | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Elly Pradervand

Betty was six-years-old when a local shopkeeper raped her. Silenced by her mother, she didn't dare to speak out about the night she was locked in a dark room and held at knifepoint.

Great News For Women of the World!

Elly Pradervand | Posted 05.13.2012 | Women
Elly Pradervand

Women's empowerment is key for development, food security and peace, as well as for safeguarding the right to dignity.

Giving Credit Where It's Due Is Part of Empowering Rural Women

Elly Pradervand | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Elly Pradervand

In spite of all the negative stories in the media these days, of which some are very alarming, there are in the world millions of innovative rural women entrepreneurs who care, give and daily struggle to overcome poverty and hunger in their communities.