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In Egypt the People Are Taking Control

In this interview, Egyptian blogger Noha Atef admires the courage and cohesion of pro-democracy protesters in Egypt and marvels as the popular uprising in her country builds momentum. Read More »

"I feel that change is coming...we will not fear police anymore."

Noha Atef

South Sudan: The Road to Freedom

Women have shouldered the burden of warfare in south Sudan for decades. Now they are voting 'yes' to a new nation and setting the agenda for its peaceful future. Read More »

"For so long, we have expected that there will be bombing again. Now we think this is the end, and we won’t go back to the bush."

Dolly Odwong

My Camera and Me Against a Regime

Arrested during December's anti-flogging demonstrations in Sudan, Nagla Seed Ahmed and 49 other detained protesters recorded footage from within the jail walls—despite authorities' attempts to confiscate their cameras. Read More »

"I have not and will not miss a demonstration— even if I am imprisoned many times, fined, and flogged."

Gift of Life

A year after the devastating 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti, Evelyn Margron recalls her miraculous rescue from a collapsed office building. Read More »

"The pain was atrocious, causing my entire body to bend on the mattress below me."

Evelyn Margron

Married at Age 10, Reem Al Numery Speaks Out

She was just 10 years old when she was married to a cousin who was three times her age. Now Reem Al Numery is divorced and fighting against child marriage. Read More »

I was a little girl. I was not fit for marriage, but I was poor.

Reem Al-Numery

Triumph of Women and Sport

Women and girls are at ground zero in the battle for their right to play sports. But it’s a fight that can lead to immense gains for women and their communities. Read More »

"From Iraq to Nicaragua, from Papua New Guinea to Nigeria, girls with balls and bats, on tracks and playing fields, are creating a sweaty revolution."

Edwidge Danticat: Return to Haiti

Internationally acclaimed author and memoirist on her homeland, post-disaster. Read More »

"Recovery efforts can learn a lot from the way women have been recovering for years—from droughts, from floods, from hurricanes."

Haiti: Honoring the Ancestors

Port-au-Prince, Haiti: It’s September, nearly nine months after the massive January 12 earthquake that leveled the capital in a 30-second spasm, irrevocably altering Haiti’s present and future. Read More »

"Haitian women carry the burden of the country on their heads."

Michaelle Jean | General Governor of Canada

PHOTO ESSAY: Documenting the Lives of Girls in Haiti

In the 1300 tent cities scattered across post-earthquake Haiti, young girls are coming of age amidst threats of sexual violence, rampant disease, and makeshift living conditions. Photographer Nadia Todres visited the camps of Port-au-Prince to document the precarious lives of girls on the ground. Read More »

SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti—Why Vote for a Woman?

We interviewed the two women who represent the pink vote in Haiti's presidential election—plus one who didn't make the electoral cut—to ask, "Why should Haitian women vote for you?" Read More »

"A woman truly understands women’s problems."

Josette Bijou

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