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An inside view: Rebecca Snyder

An inside view of GGO: Rebecca Snyder Greetings from New York! Having completed my first three weeks as a student in Columbia University’s MPA in Environmental Science and Policy program, I appreciate all I learned during my time as an intern at the Global Gender Office and the important work being carried out by the […]

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“Ingeniosas” “Ingeniosas” es el nombre del concurso sobre innovación organizado por Hivos y la Oficina Global de Género (UICN). Esta iniciativa, impulsada desde el Programa Sociedades Verdes de Hivos, busca promover el rol creador e innovador de las mujeres en el marco del uso y creación de energías renovables en Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, […]

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Apply now! “Ingenious Women” Energy Contest in Latin America

“Ingenious Women” Energy Contest “Ingenious Women” is an innovation contest organized by Hivos and GGO. The initiative, promoted by HIVOS’ Green Societies Program, seeks to promote the creative and innovative role of women within the use and creation of renewable energy in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Peru. The aim is to demonstrate that, in addition to being beneficiaries of fairer access to […]

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Girls who stay in school are more likely to be able to feed themselves and their families when they become adults. One study showed that women's education contributed 43% of the reduction in child malnutrition over time compared to just 26% for improvements in food availability (Smith and Haddad 2000).

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