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21 Jul 2016 description
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July 20, 2016-- On Monday, the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan For Aids Relief (PEPFAR), announced the provisional winners of its $85 million DREAMS innovation challenge to reduce HIV/AIDS rates among adolescent girls and women in sub-Saharan African countries.

20 May 2014 description
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In Africa, smallholder farmers are the largest poverty group. Sub-Saharan Africa faces widespread chronic food insecurity and persistent threats of famine, conditions that are expected to worsen with climate change. Gender-based inequalities within agriculture constrain the key role that women can play in reducing poverty and food insecurity. However, poverty is difficult to define by gender, since conditions of men and women vary between and within regions, as well as across ethnic groups.