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How making trade faster and easier empowers women around the world

A woman selling food items waits for customers at a local market in Nigeria's central city of Jos March 12, 2011. Jos is a former tin-mining hub on a rocky highland between the mainly Muslim north and largely Christian south of Africa's most populous nation. It has been a flashpoint for sectarian violence over the past two decades. Picture taken March 12. To match Feature NIGERIA-ELECTIONS/JOS     REUTERS/Joseph Penney    (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) - GM1E73S1I8W01

A woman sells food items at a local market in Nigeria. Image: REUTERS/Joseph Penney (NIGERIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) - GM1E73S1I8W01

Candice White
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