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SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti, Women, and the Elections: Following Africa's Lead

As Haiti gears up for its November 28 elections, World Pulse talked to dozens of women on the ground to find out what’s needed to rebuild the post-earthquake nation. Read More »

“The president needs to be a woman who has a feminist heart.”

Yolette Mengual

Kyrgyzstan: First We Cry Together

In the aftermath of violence in Kyrgyzstan, women are jump starting peace talks across ethnic lines—and taking the security of their country in their own hands. Read More »

"The first time we speak out to take away the anger. The second time we look to the causes of violence. And maybe the third time we have a conversation."

Visionary Leaders

Women in Burma Will Not Be Silenced

With the expectation of elections looming on the horizon, it is a critical moment for Burma. General Than Shwe and the Burmese military have promised the people of Burma that they will head for the polls for the first time in twenty years this fall. Read More »

"It is up to the rest of us to decide how much longer we can ignore these cries."

Visionary Leaders

Ending Violence Against Women

When Dulce Marlene Contreras started her organization with seven of her friends, she had just one thing on her mind: helping the women in her rural corner of Honduras protect themselves from domestic violence. Read More »

"Until women are economically empowered, they will not be able to escape abuse for good.”

Dulce Marlene Contreras

Through His Eyes

Not Alone Anymore

Across India, Satish Singh inspires men to break with brutal traditions and stand behind the women in their lives and villages. Read More »

Through His Eyes

The Uncomfortable Silence

In his quest to end violence against women, former war journalist Jimmie Briggs faces his toughest audience yet. Read More »

"I couldn’t tell my daughter’s class about my struggles as a man in a traditionally woman’s movement, because I barely understand them myself."

The High Stakes of Land

Women are the farmers of the world. Now their right to own land is being recognized as the key for ending global hunger. Read More »

"This whole land movement is in the same place that microfinance was in about 20 years ago."

Radha Friedman, Rural Development Institute

Holding Up Haiti: Women Respond to Nightmare Earthquake

Returning to the country she was raised in to respond to the aftermath of Haiti’s January 12th earthquake, journalist Anne-christine D’adesky finds that amidst the rubble women leaders are poised to take charge. Read More »

"There's no doubt that the earthquake has had a massive impact on Haitian women, in ways that we as feminists and women leaders have yet to really take in."

Liliane Pierre-Paul

Voices of Our Future

Evicting Demons: Who Will Exorcise My Land?

Voices of Our Future correspondent Nusrat Ara challenges Kashmir's leaders to find solutions to the demons that haunt her homeland. Read More »

"I wonder if my land can ever be exorcised of these injustices, killings, and demeaning humiliations."

Voices of Our Future

Kill Off That Violent Gene!

Though Sri Lanka's civil war is over, writer and Voices of Our Future correspondent Manori Wijesekera sees a long road ahead before her homeland is freed from its culture of violence. Read More »

“There is no longer any shame in hitting or beating a woman."

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PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

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On Women's Agency in Southern Africa

On Women's Agency in Southern Africa

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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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Welcome, Women in the World!

Welcome, Women in the World!

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Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative