Letter from Colombia – Tuesday 6th March

By Solen Lees*

My adventure begins at 9.40 am when ‘my driver’ comes for me… It was initially meant to be 8am, but this is Colombia! I have been forewarned that I will be going to Pance – 26 kilometres from Cali where I am staying – on the back of a motorbike. Read more..

100 years but still a long way to go!

This week marked the centenary of some women getting the vote in Britain after many years of struggle.

But as we all know, there is still much progress to be made in the fight for women’s rights all over the world! Read more..

Working together to save lives in the DR Congo

Imagine you are a pregnant woman in need of medical care. Your nearest health centre is many miles away on dusty or muddy tracks. You don’t have a car and there are no buses. There is no-one to look after your toddler either, so you have to carry her on your back. Read more..

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