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Rio+20: Make Your Voice Heard!

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 »

Join World Pulse in Pledging to Stop Rape in Conflict

"The time for the world to act is NOW against this deadly plague, which began against women, but has now metastasized to the minds of our sons."
—BlueSky, World Pulse Correspondent (DRC)

Nobel women laureates, international advocacy organizations, and grassroots women’s groups working in conflict areas are coming together this week to launch the International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict. Read More »

Women Say Biggest Warzone is the Womb

In the US, there's no denying that maternal health and reproductive rights are under siege. In the first three months of 2012 alone, 944 provisions were introduced that target everything from women's health services to access to contraception and abortion. Even comprehensive sex education is on the chopping block. Read More »

What We're Watching: I Am Congo

"If we just sat with crossed arms, what would happen then?"
—Denise Siwatula, DRC

This week, we are inspired by “I Am Congo: Amazing lives in a place the world has left for dead,” a new collection of videos from our friends at The Enough Project, spotlighting grassroots leaders in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Read More »

We Invite You to Read the Voices of Our Future Feature Stories

In the fourth and final writing assignment of the Voices of Our Future training program, this year's correspondents are bringing to light the most pressing, ongoing issues faced by women in their communities—and the creative solutions that are ushering justice back into their lives. Read More »

PulseWire Member Naglaa Seed Ahmed Brutally Beaten by Sudanese Forces

As a tireless voice for women's freedom of expression and human rights in Sudan, World Pulse is gravely concerned about the recent brutal attacks on Naglaa Seed Ahmed’s life while covering an important story. We must shine a spotlight on her case so that her stories can break through the silence and awaken the world to the threats brave women face daily in modern-day Sudan. Read More »

Dissecting International Women's Day

This March 8, World Pulse hosted an online party in honor of International Women’s Day, mapping celebrations across the globe to highlight the collective energy of women celebrating women. Read More »

World Pulse Wins Award in First Intel Hackathon

March 20, 2012 marked World Pulse's first-ever hackathon—a convergence of technology developers who work to solve technical challenges for social change. Read More »

World Pulse Enters Knight News Challenge

World Pulse needs your help! We’ve submitted a proposal to the Knight News Challenge in hopes of securing a grant that would allow us to upgrade WorldPulse.com to better serve your needs. Read More »

Vocal Uprising: The Future of World Pulse

"We have pioneered a methodology that is harnessing the power of online technology to accelerate women’s empowerment globally and fuel a vocal uprising." Read More »

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