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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

The High Stakes of Land

Women are the farmers of the world. Now their right to own land is being recognized as the key for ending global hunger. Read More »

"This whole land movement is in the same place that microfinance was in about 20 years ago."

Radha Friedman, Rural Development Institute

Truth & Consequences in the Caucasus

Despite the assassinations of many of her colleagues, Russia’s award-winning investigative journalist Elena Milashina forges into dangerous territory in search of justice. Read More »

"People often ask me if it frightens me to do what I do, after so many of my friends have been killed. Yes, I am afraid. But not for my own life."

Holding Up Haiti: Women Respond to Nightmare Earthquake

Returning to the country she was raised in to respond to the aftermath of Haiti’s January 12th earthquake, journalist Anne-christine D’adesky finds that amidst the rubble women leaders are poised to take charge. Read More »

"There's no doubt that the earthquake has had a massive impact on Haitian women, in ways that we as feminists and women leaders have yet to really take in."

Liliane Pierre-Paul

My Cry from the Islands of Blood

After losing two friends in the recent massacre, a Filipina leader speaks out for the future of her homeland. Read More »

“It is a constant struggle of uncertainty for those of us who are left behind, of choices between life and death.”

Malayapinas | The Philippines

Unraveling Women’s Fair Trade

Selling beautiful crafts to support the artisans who create them makes everyone feel good. But are these businesses truly sustainable? Read More »

"You need to be able to return an order, but when you’re working with war widows, you can’t do that from a heart and soul perspective."

Shauna Alexander Mohr | Former global jewelry business entrepreneur

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