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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 »

The Movement You Built in 2012

In 2012, you—our global community—ignited the flame and guided our every move as we completed our evolution to a full-fledged action media network. This year we doubled down on our commitment to lift and unite grassroots voices and we piloted new initiatives to reach deeper into the heart of rising women’s leadership movements. Whether you are new to World Pulse, or have supported our vision from the beginning, we celebrate some of this year’s major wins with you! Read More »

Four Gifts That Give Back to Women

Are you looking for gifts with a little more meaning behind them this holiday season? We've got the perfect list for you! Read More »

To Our Volunteers: We Couldn't Do It Without You!

Every member of our community is a volunteer on some level. Whether you have shared a resource or journal entry in our online community, made connections with global change leaders, or relayed a World Pulse story over the dinner table with your family, we thank you for devoting your valuable time and energy to becoming a voice for change in the world. Read More »

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