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Donor policies fail to bring real and sustained change for women

March 5, 2012


For all their talk of empowerment, initiatives by development agencies and donors fail to tackle power imbalances, and do not allow women to realise their own hopes and dreams Posted by Andrea Cornwall Monday 5 March 2012 Women vote in Iran’s parliamentary elections at a mosque in southern Tehran. Photograph: Raheb Homavandi/Reuters The empowerment of […]