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MEXICO: Women with Disabilities Assert Their Sexuality

These women don't care if they scandalize their mothers by wearing bright underwear and talking about sex. Read More »

"A lot of Mexican moms would rather hear their daughters cursing than talking about their sexuality."

Community Voices

Défendre l’Environnement en RDC

Madeleine Bwenge a travaillé toute sa vie à la préservation et à la protection de l’environnement, dans un pays riche en ressources naturelles mais enfoncé dans les conflits. Elle donne aux femmes les moyens de participer aux décisions qui impactent à la fois l’environnement et leurs vies. Read More »

« Nous devons éduquer les femmes afin qu’elles puissent prendre part aux débats environnementaux. »

Madeleine Bwenge

Community Voices

La Distance Parcourue

Il y a un an, Neema Namadamu fondait le Centre Média Maman Shujaa en RDC; aujourd’hui elle revient sur son succès croissant. Read More »

« Les femmes trouvent en elles une confiance qu’elles ne pensaient pas avoir. Elles découvrent en elles des réponses qui les accompagnent depuis toujours sans qu’elles les voient. »

Neema Namadamu

Community Voices

The Distance We’ve Traveled

A year after founding the Maman Shujaa Media Center in Bukavu, DRC, Neema Namadamu celebrates its growing success. Read More »

"Women are finding confidence they didn’t know they had. They are finding answers that have been hidden within them all along."

Community Voices

Defending the Environment in the DRC

Madeleine Bwenge has worked all her life to preserve and protect the environment in a country rich in natural resources but mired in conflict. She empowers women to participate in the environmental decisions that affect their lives. Read More »

"We must educate women to engage on environmental issues."

Founder's Pulse

Women Connect to Boost Resilience of Planet

Women everywhere are claiming power and linking networks to restore the Earth and address climate change. They are harnessing digital media and in-person convenings to accelerate the movement, operating as an immune system to boost the Earth's resilience. Read More »

"The whole world is now mobilizing in search of a new culture—a culture of sustainability."

Marina Silva

ZIMBABWE: We Can't Give Up Our Dreams of Freedom

As elections loom and the state tightens its grip on the media in Zimbabwe, Dudziro 'Chibairo' Nhengu takes a lesson from her 12-year-old son on the urgency of every vote. Read More »

"Independence came and gave my son free international television channels with the right hand, and with the left it slowly dispossessed him."

ZAMBIA: The Adulterous Father

Like many women in Zambia, when Ngoza Simwanza was pregnant with her firstborn child, she relied on a Traditional Birth Attendant to address complications. The consequences were dire. Today, she advocates for every woman to have access to safe medical care. Read More »

"We must unite as women to make Zambia a safe place to deliver a child."

ZAMBIA: Picking Up the Pieces

Dorcas N. Chewe was devastated when she and her two sons were diagnosed with HIV, but today she refuses to be defined by her status and is raising a family of activists. Read More »

"I am a living testimony to what is possible for those who are HIV+."

ZAMBIA: A Fertile Ground for Infection

In Zambia, women shoulder a disproportionate share of the HIV/AIDS burden. As a journalist and activist, World Pulse member Prudence Phiri seeks to halt the epidemic by upending entrenched power dynamics that place women at risk. Read More »

“The verdict was essentially her death sentence.”

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