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“Are we just laborers?”- Women in Agriculture

By Neha Ahlawat and Ipsita Mitra Try and picture a day in rural Punjab. We immediately think of a man, toiling away in the field, soiled hands tending to his crops and a look of exasperation on his face. The … Continue reading

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Turning Rags into Riches

Rags2Riches, a Philippines-based social enterprise, is an effort to provide more livelihood options for impoverished women. The founder, Reese Fernandez-Ruiz, noticed that a lot of women were using scraps of cloth to create cheap foot rugs and other products. Desiring … Continue reading

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