In one of the world’s worst regions to be a woman, radio personality Chouchou Namegabe is inspiring a revolution of strength and healing. She speaks with local World Pulse correspondent CongoLeezza on what it will take for women to break the silence on Congo's rape epidemic. Read More »
“I remember when we didn’t have a word for rape in Swahili.”
When her father was excommunicated from the Catholic Church for performing a potentially life-saving abortion on a 9-year-old girl, Thais Moraes recognized the need to open up discussion on abortion in Brazil. Read More »
"The archbishop affirmed that rape was a dreadful sin. But abortion, he said, was even worse."
Discouragement from her family couldn’t stop her, and neither could restrictive cultural mores. Voices of Our Future correspondent Sunita Basnet continues to fight for a Nepal where women and girls can dream big. Read More »
"We want to fly in the sky like birds, but we don’t need wings because we don’t want to fly away from our country."