DRY FORESTS SPECIAL: Men, women and the power of food

When aid groups began encouraging women in the Gambia to plant gardens in the 1980s, the nutritional quality of household meals wasn’t the only thing that improved. The status of the women was also enhanced in their male-dominated communities. Slowly, women earned rights to land and economic benefits, and began to negotiate more with their... Read more

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