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  • A force to be reckoned with
    Sep 8, 2016

    Rafilia Bakirova, the director of the Orenburg Reserve, is a force to be reckoned with. Of the 100 reserve directors in Russia, only 6 are women – and managing 5 different sites, Rafilia is the only female reserve director who works in a non-contiguous reserve.

  • A future in politics for women in Algeria
    May 27, 2016

    A UNDP project helps locally elected women build knowledge and skills in participatory democracy, working with civil society and public service management.

  • A glimpse of climate change in Senegal

    Nearly 3.5 million Senegalese now live in and around Dakar, close to the sea, and approximately one fourth of the country’s population live in coastal areas, which are threatened by sea-level rise.

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