Women make up the majority of the population in Mozambique. While many are struggling with unemployment, a boom in cashew production is bringing opportunities for others.
There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, should their new free trade agreement be filled with life.
The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman's lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected.
Senegalese coastal villages are affected by climate change and overfishing. While many men leave to seek employment abroad, women often stay behind and try to adapt to life between rising sea levels and desertification.
In 1919, the International Labour Organization was brought to life to fight for social justice. A century later, many workers are still exposed to exploitation, particularly in Africa. Martina Schwikowski reports.
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