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The Viral Rage Against Rape

Women are beginning to use the web to curb the epidemic of sexual violence – and to defy simplistic hype. Read More »

"It is time to turn up the volume on the women and men who are speaking solutions."

GLOBAL: Ushering an End to Gender-Based Violence

From across the globe, grassroots voices joined our Digital Action Campaign, proving that women not only bear the brunt of the world's violence—they are holding the solutions. Read More »

"If I refuse to be the voice, my daughters would remain voiceless."

Olutosin Oladosu

Community Voices

AFGHANISTAN: A Letter to My Harasser

Harassed in the streets of Afghanistan, Noorjahan Akbar fights back. Read More »

"Not you, not the Taliban, not this government, not my brother or mother, nor can anybody else convince me that I am less than a man."

Community Voices

KENYA: A Cruel Cut in the Name of Tradition

Like many young girls in Africa, Gladys Kiranto was circumcised as a child. Today, she leads an organization that is fighting against the practice. Read More »

"I was lucky enough to survive. Many girls bleed to death after being cut."

Community Voices

IRELAND: Meditation for Healing from Sexual Abuse

As a child growing up in Northern Ireland, Aoife faced both the pain of living in a conflict zone and the pain of being sexually abused at the hands of her father. She has found solace and healing in the art of meditation. Read More »

"The joy I feel now is the same size as the terror I felt as a child. It is vast and deep."

Community Voices

CAMEROON: Stop Torturing Our Daughters

In Cameroon, women iron the breasts of their daughters in an attempt to delay sexual development. One organization has begun turning the tide against this violent practice. Nakinti reports. Read More »

"I have watched as women wept at their ignorance, never having imagined that the practice was in fact putting them at great risk."

Community Voices

INDIA: War Against Rape

Following the now infamous New Delhi gang rape, Stella Paul is simultaneously horrified and encouraged by her community's reaction. Read More »

"A hundred reasons for rape and sexual violence have been pointed out, but we have yet to hear someone come out and say the words that could set the ball of change rolling."

Community Voices

AFGHANISTAN: Breaking the Cycle

Once an abuser himself, Ali Shahidy is now an ally for women and an outspoken advocate against gender-based violence in his homeland. Read More »

"Men are blind and need to be healed. Women’s mouths are sealed and those seals must be broken."

The Day Women of the Congo Seized Control of the Internet

The day the rebels seized the large town of Goma, threatening to ignite more bloodshed and misery in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, I couldn’t stop pacing and shaking. Read More »

"The world must wake up and listen to these women who have broken through suffocating radio silence to have discovered not only their voices, but the means of transmission.”

DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor’s Life

Grassroots women leaders speak out against the attempted assassination of their doctor and call on the international community to act. Read More »

"We demand that the Congolese government guarantee the total safety of our dear doctor."

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Myra Musico: My Disability Is Not an Obstacle

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WWW: Women Weave the Web

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