Focus on Women Stories
Today, 25 November is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the World Food Programme (WFP) is taking part in the UN Secretary-General's UNiTE Campaign.
Growing peach trees to secure her family’s future is the new ethos of 60-year-old Ulpetkhon Baltabaeva in the Kyrgyzstan’s Aravan District. Although the 300 peach seeds she planted this spring will not bear fruit before three years, she feels confident in her extended family’s future.
This is how one group of women facing hard times in the Mountain Kingdom got involved in a savings project and managed to boost their incomes.