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Une femme à regarder: Passy Mubalama

Rencontrez la championne de Goma pour la promotion des droits des femmes et des enfants. Read More »

« Promouvoir les droits des femmes doit être notre première mission –nous devons travailler dur, ensemble, pour aider les femmes dans nos communautés à connaître leurs droits et à mieux les revendiquer. »

Passy Mubalama

Les Héroïnes du Congo Parlent

Dans un pays où les voix des femmes peuvent rarement s'exprimer, les femmes du centre Maman Shujaa affirment leur présence en ligne et se font entendre. Read More »

« Grâce à cette connexion, ma voix peut être entendue par tou-te-s et je peux faire passer mon message au monde. »

Kika Sylvie Katchunga

Community Voices

The Distance We’ve Traveled

A year after founding the Maman Shujaa Media Center in Bukavu, DRC, Neema Namadamu celebrates its growing success. Read More »

"Women are finding confidence they didn’t know they had. They are finding answers that have been hidden within them all along."

Hero Women of the Congo Speak Out

In a country where outlets for women’s voices are scarce, the digitally empowered women of the Maman Shujaa Media Center are making themselves heard. Read More »

"With this online connection my voice can be heard by everyone and I can send my message to the world."

Kika Sylvie Katchunga

Woman to Watch: Passy Mubalama

Meet Goma's own champion for the rights of women and children. Read More »

"This needs to be our first mission – to work hard together to help women in our communities know their rights and claim them."

Passy Mubalama

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."

Voices of Our Future

DRC: A Woman’s Revolutionist Mind

After soldiers targeted her daughter, Neema contemplates a radical and miraculous response: love. Read More »

"Why have I been afraid to speak about love and forgiveness?"

Voices of Our Future

DR CONGO: Fighting Evil from Inside Hell

In one of the world’s worst regions to be a woman, radio personality Chouchou Namegabe is inspiring a revolution of strength and healing. She speaks with local World Pulse correspondent BlueSky on what it will take for women to break the silence on Congo's rape epidemic. Read More »

“I remember when we didn’t have a word for rape in Swahili.”

Visionary Leaders

Why I Run

With one step, Lisa Shannon ignited a global movement to end violence in the Congo. Read More »

"I discovered I could use my own body to fight for women whose bodies have become emblems of war."

Lisa Shannon

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Read global coverage through women's eyes

PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

On Women's Agency in Southern Africa

On Women's Agency in Southern Africa

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

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

Welcome, Women in the World!

Welcome, Women in the World!

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Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative