Rachel Mac Leod is an english midwife who has practiced for nearly 14 years in Spain before moving to Malawi, where she worked since 2008 as a clinical midwife in the labor ward of the Bwaila Hospital
The women's movement in sub-sahara Africa, was shaped by a significant number of women from diverse backgrounds.
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Water and sanitation interventions, goes a long way in promoting and protecting women’s rights and dignity, and also securing their social and economic empowerment; thus tackling gender disparities.
When Carol arrived to the village in rural Indonesia to begin her anthropological dissertation research, she was shocked at the frequency of “feasts” that took place in the village.
The “beast” had eaten all of the chickens.
The storm that has devastated Japan is hardly past.
Professional or amateur? Skills and experience or passion and new ideas?
"‘The system’ whereby foreign donors give handouts, and not sustainable initiatives that are drawn from the needs of the communities, is a problem.” ~R.M., Zimbabwe
I had a creepy, crawly scare in lovely Malawi, Africa. In Malawi they say, "Zimachitika." "It Happens." Here's hoping it never happens to you.