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Why we need more outspoken women
From climate activist Greta Thunberg, to Karachi’s first female police superintendent Shehla Qureshi, more and more strong women are speaking up against the injustice they see around them, and changing their world.
How we're prepping the world's poorest for climate change
People in developing countries are bearing the brunt of global climate change, but VSO is supporting communities to become more resilient to changes in their natural environment.
The future of farming is female
Fatima Al Hassan is part of a new generation of female farmers. In the past two years, Fatima has gone from cash-strapped housewife to successful entrepreneur, and is helping fight gender inequality along the way.
Inside the climate-driven conflict in Nigeria
In Nigeria last year, six times more people were killed in clashes between herdsmen and farmers than in attacks by terrorist group Boko Haram. So why aren’t we hearing more on this issue?
5 lessons for aspiring entrepreneurs – from the women who’ve been there
What does it take to start up your own business? For International Women’s Day, we speak to five women from around the world on their best business advice.
Making sure no student gets left behind in Myanmar
In Myanmar, with a newly-elected government and an education system undergoing major changes, we are urgently recruiting VSO volunteers to help teachers adapt.
Five ways we’re supporting farmers in Nigeria
The last five years have been very busy for one group of farmers in Minna, Nigeria. Through a VSO project, thousands of them have been trained to improve their agricultural skills as well as their ability to run their farms as serious businesses.
Courageous Keith conquers Kilimanjaro
How 62-year-old Keith Davies achieved a long-held goal by trekking Africa’s highest mountain for VSO, overcoming huge challenges and personal tragedy on the way.
Getting children ready to start school in Rwanda
VSO is changing the future of education in Rwanda through helping prepare children for school, training teachers and classroom refurbishment.
From teacher to volunteer: What’s it like to volunteer abroad with VSO?
Two retired UK teachers decided to embark on a completely new challenge: Wendy is improving teaching standards in Rwanda, while Helen is making education more inclusive in Nepal.
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