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The word on the street: renaming landmarks to redefine who matters From Brooklyn to Bristol, streets, buildings and landmarks are being named and renamed in a celebration of modern values. It’s important, sa... Society World
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Funding female entrepreneurs: the Peruvian businesswoman challenging a global financial sector that’s stacked against women ‘Women can transfer the skills we have from stretching the family income into running businesses,’ says Martha Sócola Morales, an entreprene... Economics Society World
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Funding female entrepreneurs: the Sri Lankan coconut husk business owner ‘In the last bank I tried, the manager was a woman. She could clearly see that I was running a good business,’ says Sarojini, an entrepreneu... Agriculture Economics Society World
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Funding female entrepreneurs: the vegetable farmer from Ivory Coast ‘When we go to the bank to ask for a loan, we’re denied because we have no collateral. So we established our own savings group’, says farmer... Agriculture Economics Society World
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Hollywood studio agrees to champion female film directors Movie maker to announce at least one film with a female director within 18 months... Arts Society
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Financial Times bot alerts editors to male bias The newspaper has reportedly developed a bot to try to encourage journalists to include more female experts in articles... Media Society
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