women’s role

Case: Dry land

Muhtar is a boy living in a farming village in Sambelia district. Nowadays his father is no longer farming but working in the big city and rarely coming home. His mother still works on the farm but it does not… read more

Case: Fatima, a farmer’s daughter

Pak Rahman is a farmer who lives in a remote village. He has a daughter named Fatima. She is a very clever girl. She helps her parents everyday in the garden. She is 7 years old, time to go to… read more

Environmental Visionary Dies

Wangari Maathai, a human rights advocate and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, started a movement to plant more than 30 million trees and generate nearly 1 million jobs. By Rachel Nuwer, September 26, 2011 Wangari Maathai, who won the Nobel Peace… read more

Put women at core of climate change debate

BANGKOK, 13 October 2009 (IRIN) – Women are being excluded from the debate over climate change, despite being most at risk, and governments should do more to ensure their situations and views are represented, campaigners and experts say. So far,… read more