This month’s New Internationalist looks at the problem of world-wide ‘apartheid by sex’. First of a special two-part report on women and world development.
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Assessing women’s work in both the underdeveloped and overdeveloped world - by Eve Hall and Peter Adamson.
Two of the 40 million women in one of the poorest nations on earth - interviewed by Sue Tuckwell.
The bright side of a squatter settlement. Julia Daia and Claire Swale meet an optimistic Gracie Alexander in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Liberation isn’t even a dream for Bela. Neerja Chowdhury talks to her.
Olga Stavrakis reports from Belize on a sugar can boom which benefits everyone but the women.
Debbie Taylor reports from Odi village, Botswana where half the men are away goldmining.
Lesley Adamson sets the scene on apartheid by sex.
Technology can be a great enabler, helping people to earn a living. But it is also a mirror of social inequality. Some of us have a glut of high-tech devices, others don’t even have electricity. Under the rubric of ‘technology transfer’ useless or harmful technology is often dumped on the Global South. How to make technology work for the poor? Here’s an idea: start from the ground up rather than top down. It’s called technology justice.
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