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‘Essential leaders’: why empowering women is key to tackling the climate crisis Women are more likely to be impacted by the climate emergency than men – and they may also be our best hope in solving it Environment Food Justice Society Sustainable Development World
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The young women of Burkina Faso who fix stereotypes by repairing cars Young women in Burkina Faso are lifting car bonnets and challenging the notion that mechanics is a man’s job Education Society World
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What went right in 2020: the top 20 good news stories of the year As challenging as 2020 was, it also brought positive news for the environment, society, human rights – and even health Environment Science Society UK World
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‘Groundbreaking’: shortlist for 2020 Booker prize is more diverse than ever The six-strong shortlist for this year’s prestigious literary award includes four women and four people of colour Arts Culture World
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