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PHOTO ESSAY: Kenya's Kibera School for Girls

Photographer Hilary Duffy captures images of Kenya's future at a groundbreaking girls' school inside one of the world's largest slums. Read More »

Women to Watch: 4 Girls’ Empowerment Champions

Meet four women who are changing the world, one girl at a time. Read More »

10 Ways to Help Girls Transform the World

Crowd sourced solutions for girls’ access to education. Read More »

"We don't have to take on the impossible goal of creating a seed. All we need to do is plant it."

Radiocami

PHOTO ESSAY: Birth Is a Dream, Maternity in Africa

He has photographed mothers across several African countries with some of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world. By aiming his lens on the humanity of these women before, during, and after labor, Paolo Patruno hopes to inspire action on maternal health in Africa. Read More »

Women Birth a New Vision for Maternity Care

When it comes time for a woman to face the real dangers of delivering a child, she often finds herself at the mercy of her circumstances. Read five stories, each offering a potential solution, from the front lines of this global crisis. Read More »

GLOBAL: Ushering an End to Gender-Based Violence

From across the globe, grassroots voices joined our Digital Action Campaign, proving that women not only bear the brunt of the world's violence—they are holding the solutions. Read More »

"If I refuse to be the voice, my daughters would remain voiceless."

Olutosin Oladosu

Listening to the Voices of Congo’s Women

These women are sharing their stories and calling on the international community to take action. Meet six of these courageous survivors who each bring strong recommendations for moving DRC toward peace. Read More »

Signaling Change in DRC: Survey Shows Women Ready to Lead

We polled 1,000 women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo via text message to learn about the challenges and opportunities for women’s leadership. Here’s what they had to say. Read More »

“We must never violate mothers because we cannot live in peace without mom.”

Anonymous survey participant

DRC: Local Women Respond to Attempt on Doctor’s Life

Grassroots women leaders speak out against the attempted assassination of their doctor and call on the international community to act. Read More »

"We demand that the Congolese government guarantee the total safety of our dear doctor."

My Story: Standing Up

We've all faced situations that beg us to take a stand, to take a risk for a long range reward. World Pulse asked grassroots women leaders to write about their "Standing Up" moments. What emerged is a testament to the rising leadership of women across the world. Read More »

"Yes, I should stand up—for me and for the women!"

Mahe Jabeen | India

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