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Connect women to the internet to end poverty

JulietGeneral, women empowerment

How much do you take internet access for granted? If your internet was suddenly disconnected for a period of over a week, would you start to feel anxious and uncomfortable. Feel you were missing out on things? Maybe even start to lose your sense of humour? Would you feel your rights were being violated if someone turned off free internet …

Women empowerment campaigns: bullshit v. impact

JulietGeneral

“Empowering women” has to be one of the most overused phrases in marketing these days. Everybody claims to be doing it: business coaches, cosmetic manufacturers, sports clothing companies, pop stars, mobile phone networks, even chemical companies. Yes, marketing campaigns can – and frequently do – raise awareness of different perspectives on social issues. They can also influence – or more …