When Africa’s women farmers thrive, everyone benefits: the women themselves, the children in whom they invest, the communities that they feed, and the economies to which they contribute. With the right investments and policies, Africa’s woman-run farms could produce a bumper crop of development.
For many women in Niger, basic knowledge about how to keep themselves and their families healthy is out of reach. Malama Ouani, a Muslim cleric in Maradi, Niger, discusses the impact of gender inequality and the importance of strengthening women's rights, girls' education, and family planning resources.
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