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PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

"Pakistan is a country of courageous people—especially women."

As a young photojournalist in Pakistan, Mahrukh Pasha's ambition isn't curbed by the limitations of her society. Inspired by the women and girls around her, she focuses her lens on images of strength. Read More »

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Voices of Our Future

NIGERIA: Girls Are Not Used Bread

When sex education shames girls instead of empowering them, it's time for a new narrative. Read More »

Voices of Our Future

CAMEROON: Let’s Celebrate Our Daughters!

Pressured to produce male heirs, Precious Meshi Nkeih fights back by cherishing her little girls. Read More »

Voices of Our Future

IRAQ: Try Jogging a Mile in My Shoes

Note to harassers: It's not what she wears that needs to change. Read More »

Voices of Our Future

MEXICO: Women with Disabilities Assert Their Sexuality

These women don't care if they scandalize their mothers by wearing bright underwear and talking about sex. Read More »

Community Voices

The Distance We’ve Traveled

A year after founding the Maman Shujaa Media Center in Bukavu, DRC, Neema Namadamu celebrates its growing success. Read More »

Current Stories

PHOTO ESSAY: The Dreams in Their Eyes

As a young photojournalist in Pakistan, Mahrukh Pasha's ambition isn't curbed by the limitations of her society. Inspired by the women and girls around her, she focuses her lens on images of strength. Read More »

CAMEROON: Music Breaks the Silence About Breast Ironing

How a song is aiding the fight against a harmful practice that affects four million girls in Cameroon. Read More »

10 Leaders Who Redefine Leadership

Think you know what a leader looks like? Meet nine women and one male ally from World Pulse’s global network who are transforming their communities—and challenging traditional images of leadership along the way. Read More »

World Headlines

Global: Fighting the Backlash: Moving the Agenda Forward at the CSW by Flavia Fascendini, GenderIT.org, April 22, 2014

East Africa: Criminalization Will Not Stop Female Genital Mutilation by Kirrily Pells and Lorriann Robinson, Guardian, April 16, 2014

Commentary:
Global: Why We Need Women Journalists on the Front Lines by Frida Ghitis, CNN, April 11, 2014

Global: Open Systems and Glass Ceilings by Astra Taylor, Huffington Post, April 11, 2014

Afghanistan: Women Are Poised to Make a Difference in Politics by Euan McKirdy, CNN, April 7, 2014

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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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