Against all odds, Caroline Chege is fighting for female representation in Kenya.
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Writer and academic Lauren Elkin discusses her latest book
Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London, the freedoms and constraints of urban space for women, and the power of first person. ...more
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