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Ghana’s market women were once so powerful they were targeted by the military


More than 90 percent of Ghanains shop at the West African nation’s many open-air women. And that means, in most cases, buying from women, who dominate the trading business. But that power came at a price a generation ago, when the market women were blamed for an economic crisis and their livelihoods destoyed.

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Three women in hijab wait as a boy swims in the ocean in front of the Casa Nemo Beach Resort and Spa of Pulau Weh island, Indonesia.

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This bank hired its first female employee, and now women line up to open accounts