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."
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.”
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."