Here’s what we’ve been reading about this week:
The Kaiser Foundation revealed that the American public wants to maintain or increase funding for global health and development in findings from a recent survey.
Ethiopian domestic workers in Lebanon are negotiating a contract for fair labor laws.
The economic global crisis is hitting African women the hardest, according to a new interview posted on the Huffington post with Mwila Chigaga, ILO Regional Senior Gender Specialist (original article by IPS).
World Pulse Magazine highlights extraordinary examples of women taking on leadership roles in the historically male-dominated coffee industry of Peru.
Sex workers in Ecuador are building a national labor network and trying to curb HIV/AIDS.
And right here on Akimbo, we blogged about…
…Dr. Grace Kodindo awarded the Millennium Development Goal Torch