If a woman can only succeed by emulating men, I think it is a great loss and not a success. The aim is not only for a woman to succeed, but to keep her womanhood and let her womanhood influence society. --Suzanne Brogger

Solution to Poverty: Women!

Solution to Poverty: Women!

Mar 3, 2010-- Why do microfinance organizations usually focus their assistance on women? And why does everyone benefit when women enter the work force and bring home regular pay checks? While violence against women is one of the greatest and most under-recognized global phenomena, there's a growing recognition among everyone -- from the World Bank to the U.S. military's Joint Chiefs of Staff to aid organizations -- that focusing on women and girls is the most effective way to fight global poverty and extremism. Read on for Saima, Abbas, and Tererai's tales of empowerment. (3953 reads)


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