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Empowering rural women in China

20 April 2022
A smiling woman in thangka embroidery
Caption: Ms Huang Lansusishijie with her thangka in Wushi village, Huzhu, China. A thankga is an intricate embroidery and silk painting depicting Tibetan Buddhist scenes and deities. They’re time-consuming to produce, but can sell for high prices – if one can find the right buyer.
Photo: © UN Women/Jiayuan Wang
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International Fund for Agricultural Development
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United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
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