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  1. Article: The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    The World's Biggest Economies Just Pledged Over $250 Million for Female Entrepreneurs in Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 27, 2019

    It’s the most significant financing effort aimed at women in the continent's history. Read more

  2. Article: These 'Art Maps' Are Helping Women in South India Open Their Own Businesses

    These 'Art Maps' Are Helping Women in South India Open Their Own Businesses

    Aug. 15, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The project has helped more than 5,000 women earn a sustainable income in Tamil Nadu. Read more

  3. Article: Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines

    Poverty Rates Are Once Again on the Rise in Australia Following Years of Declines

    By Madeleine Keck|Aug. 6, 2019

    The report also reveals insights into rates of employment and trends in mental health. Read more

  4. Article: India Passes 'Historic' Minimum Wage Law

    India Passes 'Historic' Minimum Wage Law

    Aug. 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The measure will affect 500 million workers. Read more

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