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Leaders of the pack: Women in Ghana add entrepreneurship to their resumes

Topics: Economic Development, Education, Governance, Innovation, Livelihoods, Microfinance, Women
Countries: Ghana

Women in Ghana conduct business. Photo: IITA Image Library (flickr)

Ghanaian women are not just mothers, daughters and wives, but also, entrepreneurs!! Education, microfinance and  national stability have helped them in this journey which is taking the female labor force in Ghana to little more than 50%.

For news on this, go to the Link below:
http://globalenvision.org/2011/11/23/leaders-pack-women-ghana-add-entrepreneurship-their-resumes

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‘Ugly Indians’ clean up the Indian city Bangalore

Some Bangaloreans (residents of Bangalore, the Indian city) call themselves as ‘the Ugly Indians’ and taken upon themselves the responsibility of cleaning the dirty streets of the city!!!!

For News on this, click the Link below:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15769402

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Nobel Peace Prize appreciates women rights activists

Nobel Peace Prize for 2011 has been awarded jointly to three women – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen.

The women had led the non-violent struggle for women’s political rights
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The Woman Of The Future


Astrid Aafjes was honored as an Ashoka ChangemakeHER, Changemakers’s inaugural celebration of the world’s most influentual and inspiring women. Find her fellow honorees’ voices here.

by Astrid Aafjes, Founder and Executive Director, Women Win

Reference Link
http://www.changemakers.com/stories/the-woman-of-the-future

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changemakers