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Your Calls to End Violence Against Women Reached the United Nations

“If women roar together, we will be heard.” -Mukut Ray, Ending Violence Against Women campaign participant

Over the last several months, more than 150 courageous World Pulse members from 38 countries roared together for the end to violence against women during our digital action campaign. In March, that roar echoed through the halls of the UN at the 57th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), where world governments, UN bodies, and NGOs came together to make global commitments on women’s rights. Read More »

Call for Submissions: Maternal Health

Every year, approximately 287,000 girls and women die from pregnancy-related causes. Are you a health worker on the front lines working to prevent these deaths? Are you a citizen journalist uncovering inequalities in maternal care? Are you an activist fighting abortion policies that endanger women's lives? Are you a concerned citizen who has witnessed tragedy and is compelled to speak out? Are you aware of innovative solutions to maternal mortality you want to see shared and replicated? Read More »

Announcing Our Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign

World Pulse is excited to announce the official launch of our six-month-long Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign! We invite you to join us in uniting voices of girls, young women, and their champions who are breaking through barriers so that girls everywhere will have access to education, and the opportunity to transform the world. Read More »

Launching Voices of Our Future Training Program 2013

“This program has confirmed what I already know. Women need to speak out—or shout out—because we do have so much to say. We just need to give ourselves a chance. VOF has allowed me to give myself that chance.” - Noreens, 2012 VOF Correspondent, Palestine

At World Pulse, we believe that when women are heard, they will change the world. Read More »

World Pulse Receives EILEEN FISHER Activating Leadership Grant

EILEEN FISHER, the women's clothing retailer, has announced the recipients of their Activating Leadership Grants. For 2012, the program, now in its third year, focused on Leading for Impact. World Pulse is honored to be recognized as one of fifteen nonprofits selected by the brand to receive a grant from more than 200 applications. Read More »

Take ACTION on International Women’s Day!

This International Women’s Day, take our challenge to think bigger than one day. Envision with us a world where women walk the halls of power in equal numbers as men; where every girl has the chance for an education and the permission to dream; where every woman is free from violence, where her strength and independence are celebrated; and where the voices and recommendations of women drive global decision-making. Now, hold that image in your mind, and join us in taking a step forward. Read More »

Dispatches from the Global Struggle to End Violence Against Women

As world leaders gather to assess global progress on gender equality this week during the 57th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW), women on the ground are also coming together across borders, uniting their voices to end violence against women worldwide. For the last six months, World Pulse has gathered testimonies and listened to recommendations from our community on the issue of gender-based violence. Read More »

Today We Rise. And the Next Day Too.

It's already begun. In many time zones, World Pulse members have started dancing, striking, and standing up to demand an end to violence against women. Read More »

Your Calls for Congo Peace Reached The White House

As Neema Namadamu toured the US this past fall, heralding a women-led peace movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she had a goal in sight: for her message to reach the White House.

Thanks to your signatures on her Change.org petition, Neema’s dream has become a reality. Read More »

Women's Voices Unite for Change in Congo

The Democratic Republic of Congo was recently dubbed 'a never-ending nightmare' by the New York Times, but over 200 Congolese grassroots women leaders—self-identified as the Maman Shujaa, or 'Hero Women'—have emerged from the shadows to organize a movement denouncing violence and demanding peace. They have utilized our platform to request a voice in the decisions that affect their lives, and the world is taking notice.

As the 20th African Union Summit kicks off this week, with Hero Women Neema Namadamu and Jeanette Ruhebuza taking their seats at the summit table, we invite you to experience their journey, grasp their vision, and meet the new faces of Congo. Read More »

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Read global coverage through women's eyes

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

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Connect with women on the ground worldwide

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

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Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

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Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

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Read the latest from World Pulse headquarters

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

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Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative