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Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

"Our impact contributes to the universal agenda of mutual respect, equality and rights, and intelligent stewardship of our planet." Neema Namadamu

Despite conditions stacked against collaboration, women leaders in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are forging ahead to build solidarity and a global force for change. Read More »

Columns

Through His Eyes

Returning What We’ve Stolen

Through his work helping women get online and raise their voices in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Stany Nzabas hopes to see women in his country reclaim their rights. Read More »

Through His Eyes

A Challenge to Men

Working to help young women access higher education in Cambodia gave American social entrepreneur Alan Lightman insight to some of the struggles women face around the world, and the role that men can play in bringing change. Read More »

Through His Eyes

Change Begins With Boys

Amabo Divine Ngwa was on a path towards a violent future before a mentor showed him a different way. Now he's reaching out to boys in Cameroon to stop gender-based violence before it starts. Read More »

Founder's Pulse

Women Rewire the Web

With ingenuity and resourcefulness, women are coding new strategies to bring more women online and empower them. World leaders and technology firms should be paying attention to their solutions—and backing them up. Read More »

Community Voices

ARGENTINA: Climate Change Is Threatening My Connectivity

As women's online lives grow richer in Patagonia, new environmental challenges are poised to drown out advances. Read More »

Current Stories

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Despite conditions stacked against collaboration, women leaders in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are forging ahead to build solidarity and a global force for change. Read More »

PHOTOS: War Is Not My Language

Across the divisions that define the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, a unified message is gaining strength: Enough Read More »

We Speak With One Voice

Separated by great distances—between continents, between conflict and peace, between ordinary citizens and massive institutions—a simple letter can draw us closer together. Read More »

World Headlines

Global: The Hidden Link Between Women and War by Leith Greenslade, Daily Beast, December 4, 2014

US: Women Find their Voice in Ferguson Protest Movement by Matt Pearce, LA Times, November 25, 2014

DRC: Mother of Six Is Honored for Her Death-Defying Journalism by Eleanor Klibanoff, NPR, October 28, 2014

Nigeria: Hopes for Return of Kidnapped Schoolgirls Rise After Ceasefire Reported by David Smith, Guardian, October 17, 2014

Pakistan/India: Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize by Mark Lewis and Karl Ritter, The Globe and Mail, October 10, 2014

Multimedia

Heartfelt Connections

Watch the story of World Pulse community members Vweta of Nigeria and Stacey Rozen of South Africa meeting in person for the first time.

Your Voices in the Media

DRC: Congo's Hero Women: Creating a Different Future by Neema Namadamu, Huffington Post, April 18, 2014

Global: 14 Fierce Women’s Rights Advocates To Watch In 2014 by Women Thrive, BuzzFeed, January 22, 2014

INDIA: How I Use Cell Phones to Bridge the Gap for the Voiceless by Stella Paul, Chime For Change, January 6, 2014

GLOBAL: My Love Letter, Just for You by Mauri, Take Back the Tech, December 17, 2013

GLOBAL: The Letter that is Long Overdue to All the Daughters in the World by Pelamutunzi , Take Back the Tech, December 17, 2013

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Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

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Face to Face with the U.S. Special Envoy to DRC

Face to Face with the U.S. Special Envoy to DRC

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World Pulse Voices of Our Future

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Highlights of the 2014 World Pulse LIVE Tour

Highlights of the 2014 World Pulse LIVE Tour

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