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In Belize, women are finding their POWA and breaking intergenerational cycles of abuse

02 September 2021
A woman wearing a face mask stands in front of her homemade oils and soaps at a POWA-sponsored market.
Caption: A woman sells homemade products at a POWA pop-up market (The woman featured in this photo is not quoted in the story).
Photo: © UNICEF Belize
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