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From illiteracy to local politics

Lalparu Sunar gives a speech on women’s rights: Photo: Tara Chand

Lalparu Sunar grew up in a poor family in the remote Karnali region. She was unable to read and write. After her participation in a literacy group for women she had the courage to run for local office - and was elected.

By Asha Budha Magar, Mission East Nepal, September 2017

A young woman in the emergency frontline

Rozh Ahmed during an emergency relief distribution in a village near Mosul. Photo: Mission East

Rozh Ahmed, 25, was the only female member of Mission East’s emergency response team as it started relief distributions in Mosul in late 2016. The experience has been tough and educational for her.

By Kim Wiesener, Communication manager, October 2017

’Mosul, vi har ikke glemt dig!’

Mission Øst har hjulpet næsten 100.000 personer med at overleve i den krigshærgede by. Foto: Mission Øst.

Mission Øst hjælper stadig indbyggerne i den irakiske storby et år efter den første nødhjælpsuddeling. Nu gælder det genopbygning og selvforsørgelse.

December 2017


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