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Thu, 11/06/2014

New ICRW project looks to increase uptake and adherence to family planning services in Ethiopia by implementing innovative new way to collect patient feedback and improve the quality of services.

Tue, 10/21/2014

A new report presents a groundbreaking integrated framework that the private sector can adopt to increase return on investment and enhance women’s economic advancement. 

Thu, 10/16/2014

Today the world commemorates World Food Day and the theme this year is family farming: feeding the world, caring for earth. In a new effort, ICRW is working with Helen Keller International (HKI) to empower women participants in a longstanding HKI food production and nutrition program being implemented in four African nations.

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Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:30pm
Cultivating Female Customers in Kenya

Behind the counter of her small ‘agro-dealership’, Evelyn Otieno bears the countenance of a woman well in charge of her domain. After 14 years in the business of selling agricultural inputs like fertilizer and seeds to farmers in rural Western Kenya, there are few questions to which she does not have the answer. And while in the past, those questions have traditionally come from male customers, many more are now coming from women.  

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 1:03pm

My favorite word is palimpsest. It’s a little bit obscure; you might not have heard it before. But it has a rich and precise meaning, so bear with me. It refers to a page – one piece of paper, say – where you’ve written something new on top of something you’d previously written and erased, but where you can still see traces of the prior piece of writing. One page with many layers of writing, all still visible but in various stages of fading. Quite a lot of detail for one word!

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:25pm

For years, initiatives aimed at improving the lives of women and girls have focused solely on women and girls. Men, for the most part, were seen as an external entity. In recent years, the global development community has come to recognize that whether men and boys act for or against gender equality, they are active participants and their involvement is inevitable – and critical.

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