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Archive for November 2015

COP21: Time to Put a Cap on Global Gender Inequality

By: Katie Douglas, WEA Intern “I will ensure this… the climate battle must be fought for, and with, women,” stated Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development. These words are Fabius’ bold commitment for the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP) which starts today in Paris, over which he…

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Why were the elephants so angry?

By: Katie Douglas, WEA intern In Ulhara, a village in the city of Hazaribagh in Jharkhand, India, a group of women gathered for a cluster meeting and sat in thoughtful conversation on a rising issue: Why were the elephants of the forest so angry? The women questioned what had driven fourteen elephants to wreak havoc and destruction in…

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