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Women & Power: Our Time to Lead

Join World Pulse columnist Zainab Salbi, human rights leader Malika Saar, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, and songwriter Ani DiFranco as they come together to strengthen women’s leadership. Omega’s Women & Power conferences have been at the forefront of the movement for the last eight years, and this fall’s conference promises to wow and engage, while providing steps you can take to help women around the world.

Find out how you can participate at eomega.org.

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Ann_shah's picture

Hi!

Hi there!
I am Quratulain Shah from Islamabad, Pakistan. I want to attend this conference as I am very much eager to gain knowledge and to learn new things. I want to enhance my skills and talent by interacting with different people and their cultures! Please do tell me if there is any financial aid for attending this conference.
Looking forward for your reply.

Thanks!
Regards,
Quratulain

Titi's picture

introducing myself and my work.

hi friend,
I am women and grassroot activist.i love to join pulse wire but don't really know how to go about it.i am presently working with group of female headed household women at the grassroot who are in dire need,thereis a woman among them who is a widow who has eight children and living in a collapsed building of one room together with her children making nine .the widow is an illitrate and she is a fish seller who will collect fish from another woman to sell for her but she has to finish the sale in just one day otherwise shewill not be given another oppurtunity to collect and sell.It is from the profit that she make that she will eat and takes care of her family.The profit made is not enough for her alone talkless of all the children.Please how do we get collected.

Hellen's picture

Women & Children

Am a woman who stays right in the Peri-Urban area of Lusaka where i every day see the struggle of women and children suffering from abuse, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene problems. Floods are annual events which happens every year, whereby children stop going to school maybe for a month or two because they cant walk in rain water (floods), also water related diseases like Cholera dysentry breaks out every year. Women and Children especially in Rural and Peri-Urban areas need help from women who can stand up and advocate for their rights e.g rights to education, rights to food and shelter rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. Women are the sole custodian of families, hence they really need the right to education so that they can easly reach decision makers and be part of the decisions being made about their communitties. Rural & Peri-Urban Women need to be sentized for any community or country to develop.

Hellen Muloli

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