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VIDEO: Mu Sochua—Sending the Right Signal to Cambodia's Women

World Pulse sat down with MP and women's rights activist Mu Sochua in Berkeley, CA, just before she returned to Cambodia, where she fears new charges of treason and prison for her fight against corruption. Read More »

A Future Without Female Genital Mutilation

As a young girl, Sudanese Voices of Our Future correspondent Halima Mohamed Abdel Rahman was circumcised at the hands of the elder women of her community. Now an advocate for the practice's abolition, she shares her own story and calls out for reform. Read More »

"She raised her fat hand, ornamented with golden bracelets, and addressed the women around her. 'Open her widely,' she murmured."

Happiness in a Dirty War

In one of the most perilous countries to tell the truth, journalist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro risks her life to expose the web of corruption behind Mexico’s escalating drug war. Read More »

"While our government tells the world we belong in league with developed nations, we have been declared one of the world’s more dangerous countries."

My Life, My Kashmir

Fatima Sultan Syed pierces the shroud obscuring one of the world’s most enduring conflicts—a brutal 60-year dispute between India and Pakistan over her homeland of Kashmir. Some, including US President Obama, say that resolving this conflict may be the key to peace for a region plagued by violence. Read More »

"Soldiers huddled in bunkers that were pushed shoulder-to-shoulder against unlucky houses at the end of the lanes. This was not a hidden conflict anymore; it was a battle fought in the streets."

Visionary Leaders

The Other Half

President and CEO of EngenderHealth Dr. Ana Langer on why men matter in the women's health movement. Read More »

"I've seen what can happen when you bring men into the conversation about women’s rights and health—just as I’ve seen what happens when you don’t."

Afghanistan Exposed

Even with the assassination threats she faces, Malalai Joya, often called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan,” speaks out—naming warlords and telling the international community what it must do now. Read More »

“There are many more secret heroines in Afghanistan.”

When Elephants Fight, the Grass Below Suffers

Dr. Karambu Ringera discusses her efforts to foster peace dialogues among internally displaced women, as well as her vision for Kenya's future. Read More »

"HIV and AIDS is spreading like wildfire throughout the camps."

Founder's Pulse

Kenyan Women Come Together to Take Back Their Country

Ever since the news broke for us late on the evening of December 28 with the e-mail headline, "RIOTS" from our new Kenyan correspondent, we have been closely, and painfully, following Kenya's plunge into post-election violence.

The news has been almost unimaginable. Although it has become routine for us to hear of rampant attacks and political chaos in the DRC, Sudan and elsewhere; somehow, we didn't see it coming from Kenya, one of the most stable countries in East Africa. We went from eagerly following a largely peaceful electoral process—with more women running for parliament than ever before—to watching a nation crumble before our eyes. Read More »

"If the constitution cannot be made to serve everybody, the world should become one voice for the sake of humanity.""

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