While Men Go Drinking, Women Go Fishing
Ephraim Nsingo – IPS – Thursday, 24 May 2012 (originally published 21 May)
CHIPATA, Zambia, May 21, 2012 (IPS) – Climate change may have led to declining water levels in Genda Village in Zambia’s Eastern Province, but Mercy Mwanza and the women here discovered there was a positive side to it and found a new way to earn a living.
Decreasing water levels in the local Lunkhwakwa River have created an opportunity for Mwanza and the other enterprising women of Genda and surrounding areas to get involved in fishing – something that they were previously too scared to do.
But this is no longer the case . . .
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