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Through His Eyes

Returning What We’ve Stolen

“We are here to amplify the voices of women.”

Through his work helping women get online and raise their voices in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Stany Nzabas hopes to see women in his country reclaim their rights. Read More »

Through His Eyes

A Challenge to Men

Working to help young women access higher education in Cambodia gave American social entrepreneur Alan Lightman insight to some of the struggles women face around the world, and the role that men can play in bringing change. Read More »

“Progress in the empowerment of women will be limited until men change their attitudes about women.”

Through His Eyes

Change Begins With Boys

Amabo Divine Ngwa was on a path towards a violent future before a mentor showed him a different way. Now he's reaching out to boys in Cameroon to stop gender-based violence before it starts. Read More »

“Just as I have a sister who I don’t want someone to batter on, I don’t want to batter on someone’s sister.”

Founder's Pulse

Women Rewire the Web

With ingenuity and resourcefulness, women are coding new strategies to bring more women online and empower them. World leaders and technology firms should be paying attention to their solutions—and backing them up. Read More »

"It’s time to take a closer look at how we can boost the feminine digital revolution."

Community Voices

ARGENTINA: Climate Change Is Threatening My Connectivity

As women's online lives grow richer in Patagonia, new environmental challenges are poised to drown out advances. Read More »

"Heavy rainstorms, strong winds, mudslides, flooding… The list goes on and on to reveal the scale of our fragility in terms of connectivity."

NIGERIA: Finding My Courage Online

Living with a disability in Nigeria compounds challenges Celine faces in accessing the Internet—but also heightens her awareness of its power to open up her world. Read More »

"My connections with other women around the world have helped me define who I am."

Community Voices

AFGHANISTAN: I Don't Need You to Protect Me From the Internet

Growing up in surroundings hostile to women going online strengthened Rabia's resolve to get connected. Read More »

"For as long as I can remember, I've always been dependent on men for access to the Internet."

Voices of Our Future

NIGERIA: Girls Are Not Used Bread

When sex education shames girls instead of empowering them, it's time for a new narrative. Read More »

"Of what benefit is a message that makes a woman feel worthless?"

Voices of Our Future

CAMEROON: Let’s Celebrate Our Daughters!

Pressured to produce male heirs, Precious Meshi Nkeih fights back by cherishing her little girls. Read More »

"If bearing only girls is a crime, then let me be the culprit!"

Voices of Our Future

IRAQ: Try Jogging a Mile in My Shoes

Note to harassers: It's not what she wears that needs to change. Read More »

"The solution is not for women to stop doing what we do. The solution is that we make our communities places that accept us for being ourselves."

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