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No husband, no home: Kenyan women face eviction when marriage ends
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Rural women in India, elderly in Japan open their homes to Airbnb guests
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About 40,000 hectares, home to 25 villages and nearly 25,000 people, were leased to Chinese sugar companies in 2011, leaving many with nothing
Indian farmers' widows suffer threats to children over land - report
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Women leaders wangle water taps, security in India's slums
"I am illiterate, I cannot read, but I know now how to talk to officials and the developer and tell them what we want, and make sure they deliver"