London exhibition celebrates female [leaders] empowerment through fashion

London exhibition celebrates female [leaders] empowerment through fashion

Li-mei Hoang – Reuters News UK – Wednesday November 12, 2014 (originally published Nov 7) (Reuters) – From a jade green wool dress suit worn by former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher to the suffragettes’ lace blouses, clothes have been a defining feature of women’s empowerment, according to a new exhibition in London. “Women Fashion […]

Five questions to Amy McQuire: on Australia’s two worlds – one for black & one for white

Five questions to Amy McQuire: on Australia’s two worlds – one for black & one for white

 The Guardian News – Friday December 27, 2013 (originally published 18 Dec) Each week, a new guest hosts the @IndigenousX Twitter account to discuss topics of interest as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. In partnership with IndigenousX, we’re inviting its weekly host to tell us about who they are, what issues they’re passionate about, and what […]

Mongolia: A Microfinance Test Case

Mongolia: A Microfinance Test Case

S. Adam Cardais – East of Center – Thursday June 28, 2012 (originally published June 21) Rural MONGOLIA: Mongolia’s economy grew 17.3 percent last year thanks to a mining boom, and the government is set to distribute to the public some $1 billion to share the wealth. So it’s easy to forget that, Mongolia’s meteoric economy […]