The archetype of the strong African woman standing as an unmoving pillar of her community is one that transcends national borders on the African continent. While in the past, this image often…

Nayé Bathily |

During a recent trip to Madagascar, I traveled about a hundred miles from the capital city of Antananarivo to the small village of Maromoka. While I was there, I met a group of local women, all of…

Diarietou Gaye |

Lors d’une récente mission à Madagascar, je me suis rendue dans le petit village de Maromoka, à une centaine de kilomètres de la capitale Antananarivo. J’y ai rencontré un groupe de femmes…

Diarietou Gaye |

Severe droughts are regular, cyclical events in the ‘Great South’ of Madagascar. In this beautiful, but arid region the country’s poorest people have become accustomed to bracing for the onset of…

Laura B. Rawlings |

Le Grand Sud de Madagascar est régulièrement frappé par de graves vagues de sécheresse. Dans cette région magnifique mais aride, qui est aussi l’une des plus pauvres du pays, les habitants ont…

Laura B. Rawlings |

It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

Es difícil creer que hace 70 años las mujeres no podíamos votar. O que más recientemente, en el marco de las reformas agrarias de Latinoamérica, el acceso de la mujer a la tierra estaba supeditado…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

Los países centroamericanos han trabajado para construir instituciones y marcos de políticas que los preparen para enfrentar amenazas climáticas y disminuir su riesgo de sufrir desastres, pero…

Haris Sanahuja, Katharina Siegmann |

A substantial proportion of refugee children will be in host communities for the entirety of their schooling years.

Keiko Miwa |

It’s 6 o’clock in the morning on Tuesday, June 19, 2018, and we’re in the dead of winter in Antananarivo. It is still dark out, and cold. I don my jacket and go in search of Patricia Ravaoarisoa,…

Diana Styvanley |