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8 women

8 women. 8 locations. 8 different jobs and life stories: a celebration of creativity, entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment at the workplace.  


Resource centers chart a new future for women entrepreneurs

In Azerbaijan, Women's Resource Centers are equipping women in rural areas with tools and resources to help them launch their own businesses.  


Two sisters coding for a better world

Two sisters take on the tech movement in Uzbekistan with their Down Syndrome support app.  


Relief for women on both sides of the law

Filing for alimony in Uzbekistan often meant long and costly trips to courts, months of waiting and emotional strain. Now, a new digital court system is changing that.  


#HearMeToo: Activists in Central Asia break ground in fight against violence

Three women activists are part of a growing movement to counter violence against women and girls in Central Asia, where the problem remains largely unaddressed.  


Women rangers to the rescue

Brave women rangers from Tajikistan aim to save snow leopards from extinction.  


How one ministry is changing the lives of women and men with disabilities in Armenia

In Armenia, the government works to bring inclusivity and equality to the workplace.  


Piecing together new opportunities

In Uzbekistan, a woman entrepreneur grows her textile business through creative thinking, good planning and support for her employees.  


Goal 5: Gender equality


Meet 12 change-makers pushing for women’s empowerment

In honor of International Women's Day 2018, we are highlighting 11 change makers from across the Europe and Central Asia region.  

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