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The women trying to solve Lagos’ waste problem

Lagos, Nigeria – For Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, the inspiration came early.  As a child growing up in the 1980s and 90s, she watched her engineer mother lead teams at Nigeria’s now closed telephone utility company. “My mum was a goal-getter with an important job,” she told Al Jazeera, adding that having …

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The women trying to solve Lagos’ waste problem

Lagos, Nigeria – For Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, the inspiration came early.  As a child growing up in the 1980s and 90s, she watched her engineer mother lead teams at Nigeria’s now closed telephone utility company. “My mum was a goal-getter with an important job,” she told Al Jazeera, adding that having …

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Mace 2.0: How new technology aims to prevent sexual assault

Open this photo in gallery SipChip, a coin-sized drug test that allows users to learn if their drinks have been spiked. Matt Reamer/other Call it Mace 2. 0: A new class of technology is being marketed to women with the promise of preventing sexual assault. From portable rape-drug testers disguised …

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