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08 March International Women’s Day: Sarah Brown on her new campaign on Gender Equality #RewritingTheCode

To mark International Women’s Day on Wednesday, Sarah Brown launches #RewritingTheCode, highlighting how embedded values hold girls back. In an exclusive interview, the founder of Theirworld and executive chair of the Global Business Coalition for Education tells Director why companies must play their part

http://www.director.co.uk/news-sarah-brown-politics-public-speaking-new-campaign-for-gender-equality-2304/

 

 

AfDB launches Fashionomics at Lagos Fashion and Design Week in Nigeria

The African Development Bank launched “Fashionomics”, a platform to develop the African fashion industry for jobs creation, at Lagos Fashion and Design Week, which opened Friday, October 28, 2016. 

The launch included the dissemination of the final report and findings on Fashionomics, a demonstration of the dedicated online sharing platform and a panel discussion featuring designers from Nigeria, Ethiopia and South Africa, alongside relevant Nigerian policy-makers.

http://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/article/afdb-launches-fashionomics-at-lagos-fashion-and-design-week-in-nigeria-16311/ 

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