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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?"

UGANDA: Creating a Healthier Future for Our Youth

As early marriages, pregnancies, botched illegal abortions, and sexually transmitted diseases threaten to end childhood for Uganda's girls, Voices of Our Future correspondent Ikirimat Grace Odeke fights for their missing futures. Read More »

"We’ve got no time to lose."

CHINA: Spare the Rod in Childrearing

World Pulse correspondent Juan Wu says the traditional mistreatment of children is where the work against domestic violence begins. Read More »

"This kind of culture raises many silent victims."

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.”

Voices of Our Future

BRAZIL: Time to Break the Silence on Abortion

When her father was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for performing a potentially life-saving abortion on a 9-year-old girl, Thais Moraes recognized the need to open up discussion on abortion in Brazil. Read More »

"The archbishop affirmed that rape was a dreadful sin. But abortion, he said, was even worse."

RWANDA: Defying History

It’s been 17 years since more than 500,000 Rwandans were killed in the horrific genocide of 1994. Today, this tiny East African nation has become a poster child for women’s rights. How have they done it? And what more needs to be done? Read More »

"We have become leaders."

Assumpta Umurungi | AVEGA

Voices of Our Future

PAKISTAN: Dangerous Texting

Youth activist Iffat Gill warns that the culture in Pakistan needs to catch up with technological freedoms of the digital age—or young lives will be at risk. Read More »

"There is now a sharp contrast between the empowerment modern technology has granted women, and the rights our male-dominated society allows them to enjoy."

COLOMBIA: Speaking to Survive

Martha Elena Llano Serna tells her harrowing story of surviving sexual assault and connects the dots between sexual violence and the drug trade in Colombia Read More »

"When we speak, we make this planet a better home. When we talk, we change history."

Community Voices

NIGERIA: What Women Are Worth

In her letter to UN Women executive director Michelle Bachelet, Nigerian women’s rights advocate Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale decries practices that rob girls and women around the world of equal opportunities. Read More »

"My womb can only carry daughters and I would never trade them for any boys."

Community Voices

CAMBODIA: Girls Discarded Like Soiled Linen

Cambodian student Sarvina Kang urges the newly formed UN Women agency to address root causes of sex trafficking in her country. Read More »

"The idea that girls and women are disposable commodities still prevails in Cambodian society."

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Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

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PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

PAKISTAN: They Went to School and Never Came Back

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WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

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World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

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Announcing Our Prize Winners!

Announcing Our Prize Winners!

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Nobel Women's Initiative

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