India's Dalit women empowered by collective farming

India's Dalit women empowered by collective farming

Stella Paul for Global Press Institute – WNN WorldFOOD (WNN) Hyderabad, INDIA, SOUTHERN ASIA: Bujjiamma Begary, 27, can finally afford to eat vegetables again. “For nearly five years, all I could afford was rice and a thin red gram [pigeon pea] soup because I didn’t have the money to buy fresh vegetables, which have become […]

Cherishing the roles and crafts of rural women

Cherishing the roles and crafts of rural women

The Express Tribune – Tuesday, 18 October 2011 (originally published 16 Oct) ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference on Saturday urged for the need to promote women artisans and recognise the role of working women in the nation’s development. he two-day conference,  “From Food Security to Peace and Security”, was organised as part of a series of […]