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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

SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti, Women, and the Elections: Following Africa's Lead

As Haiti gears up for its November 28 elections, World Pulse talked to dozens of women on the ground to find out what’s needed to rebuild the post-earthquake nation. Read More »

“The president needs to be a woman who has a feminist heart.”

Yolette Mengual

Kyrgyzstan: First We Cry Together

In the aftermath of violence in Kyrgyzstan, women are jump starting peace talks across ethnic lines—and taking the security of their country in their own hands. Read More »

"The first time we speak out to take away the anger. The second time we look to the causes of violence. And maybe the third time we have a conversation."

Made by Hand: Crafting a Global Movement

International markets are opening up new opportunities for women producing traditional crafts—along with a whole new set of challenges. Read More »

“The stories of the crafter, they have their own voice and they need to speak for themselves. Let our crafters have their own voices.”

Nomvula Mashoai-Cook

What's the Point of the Revolution if We Can't Dance

Jane Barry and Jelena Dordevic met with activists around the world to discuss the culture of the women’s movement and uncovered a disturbing trend: We’re deeply unsettled in our work, and it’s affecting our progress. It’s time to change that. Read More »

"Sustainability is about being able to do the work we love, while still feeling full and happy in every part of our lives."

Daughter of the Amazon

As Brazil threatens to reverse years of environmental gains in favor of economic growth, presidential candidate Marina Silva promises to put the Earth back on the agenda. Read More »

"It is the marriage between tradition and modernity, between city and forest, sky and earth that will make Brazil into the nation we seek."

Marina Silva to Tierramérica

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