Millions of women and girls in developing countries spend part of every day foraging for fuel to cook their families’ meals. Professor Gautam Yadama of Washington University speaks with Heifer International about the challenges these women face.
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Elyse Gordon won the Pass on the Gift in Peru sweepstakes, sponsored by Heifer International and Garnet Hill, for a weeklong trip for two to the ancient Incan Empire capital of Cuzco, Peru.
With its fledgling democracy and tenuous support of women's rights, Egypt has commanded the Western world's attention since the Arab Spring riots shook the predominantly Muslim country in January 2011.