We are saddened to learn of the recent attack and attempted assassination of Dr. Denis Mukwege, world renowned surgeon and director of Panzi Hospital in Eastern Congo's South Kivu Province. Dr. Mukwege is a champion for women survivors of sexual violence and has treated over 30,000 women in a region where rape is systematically used as a weapon of war. Read More »
After months of eager anticipation, three women who will represent the energy and power of our global community on the World Pulse LIVE tour have arrived in the US. World Pulse staff greeted the correspondents—our global sisters—in New York with hugs while the rest of the team waved hello from our Portland office over Skype. As we prepare to kick off the tour this week, we can’t wait to introduce you to these visionary leaders! Read More »
As Stella Paul, Neema Namadamu, and Hummingbird prepare to fly to the US for the World Pulse LIVE tour, the World Pulse team is reflecting on the legacy of outspoken leadership these women will soon become a part of. Read More »
World Pulse is excited to announce the official launch of our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign! We invite you to join us in speaking out against violence as we showcase the voices and solutions of grassroots women around the world. We believe that your stories, recommendations, and collective rising leadership can—and will—bring an end to gender-based violence. Read More »
Over the years, World Pulse has witnessed the leadership and strength of our community of grassroots leaders grow. Women across the world—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe—have vocalized their readiness to bring forward solutions and represent their communities in both international media coverage and at the highest levels of decision-making. Read More »
As world leaders convene in Rio de Janeiro to decide a viable future for our children and the planet, we're cranking up the volume on the often-unheard voices of grassroots women on the front lines of a growing ecological crisis. Read More »
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) will take place June 20-22, 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, marking the 20th anniversary of the first 'Earth Summit' in 1992—a landmark UN summit organized in response to the growing ecological crisis.
This June, women around the world have an opportunity to have their voices heard by these governments and policymakers. Read More »