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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 »

Not Enough Energy for Constant Hatred

From within the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, Palestinian Voices of Our Future correspondent Arda reveals what it's like to live on the front lines of one of the most infamous conflict zones in the world. Read More »

"I am not the same person when I am crossing a checkpoint in the West Bank as I am when I’m sipping coffee and shopping in West Jerusalem."

A Constant Thirst

Having spent her girlhood in long lines at the water pump, Zambian Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Dando Mweetwa, knows first hand what must be done in a country where only 58% of the population has access to drinkable water. Read More »

“My thoughts were always of water: I could talk water, smile water, walk water, and dream water.”

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."

The New Economic Visionaries

Leading thinkers unroll their blueprints for a new economy. Read More »

"Today, the value of women’s unpaid work is estimated at $11 trillion per year."

Pakistan: Women and Fiction Today

With three acclaimed novels behind her, writer Uzma Aslam Khan undoes formulaic assumptions of her homeland. Read More »

"We felt suffocated by the nervousness about our appearing in public, but also by the cruel irony that some of the nervousness was justified."

My Country of Horror and Possibility

Widely speculated to be a future heir to the Bhutto political dynasty, Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old niece of the late Benazir Bhutto, has captured public imagination across Pakistan. A poet and writer, she openly denounces birthright politics and uses her pen to advocate for a truly democratic nation. Read More »

"This is a country where women have to push for what they want. If you push—if you’re loud enough—you make waves."

Girl Revolution

The world is waking up to the fact that the greatest force for global change is growing up before our very eyes. Read More »

"When you begin to undo whatever negativity was instilled, you see they become a totally different species."

Betty Makoni | Founder, Girl Child Network, Zimbabwe

Ushering In Cambodia’s Peace

As Cambodia tries members of the Khmer Rouge for genocide and crimes against humanity, renowned lawyer, activist, and survivor of the killing fields Theary Seng pursues a long-awaited healing for her people. Read More »

"At 9 years old, I found myself without my mother and father, displaced in a cold, violent, anarchic, incomprehensible world, without shelter or the security of a home. The Khmer Rouge had shredded my heart."

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