Community Update

World Pulse Toolkits Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits are all available here.

We are especially excited to share our signature Citizen Journalism and Digital Empowerment Curriculum. Start learning today!

2010 VOF Week 1

What most excites me more about Web 2.0 are the exciting stories and experiences of women, the connection nature despite the race, the testimonies of many lives that have been transformed for the better as well as the global movement of women.

The solution that Web 2.0 to the global women empowerment are exorbitant because i believe it has created the following
Hope to the hopeless,
Elimination of fear
Fighting stigma
Binding women together
Reflection of respect for example at all steps that one goes through. That is to say i have read some articles like for Deepti whose focus was on who her Hero was and i learnt that teachers are so important to our lives and i believe Web 2.0 is doing the same and i value as my teacher.

I have started to experience some empowerment of Web 2.0 in the areas of humanitarian and culture. for example i am already connected with friends from different cultures. also the testimonies are strong. for example the biography or experience of dg. Vegas who shared with us the critical topics on Child pornography and prostitution, motherhood and natural drugfree child birth. i can not take this for granted because maby women have become victims of such. Also being the mothers for the world, such issues have left women in tiers and tramourtised. so if such experts can share with us their experiences, i believe the world will be healed and the women will eventually smile alover for the what Web 2.0 is doing.

Grace Nakajje


nilima's picture

Dear Grace, you are very

Dear Grace,

you are very right that it ha certainly changed our life:)

Grace Nakajje's picture


I am glad for your encouraging response Nilima

nilima's picture



Rachael Maddock-Hughes's picture

Dear Grace, Thank you for

Dear Grace,

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on Web 2.0. I found that your examples (talking about dg. Vegas and Deepti) really made your writing personal and added greatly to your assignment!

I would love to know more about what you think Web 2.0 can do for the women in your country!

Kind regards,


"In every human heart there are a few passions that last a lifetime. They're with us from the moment we're born, and nothing can dilute their intensity." Rob Brezny

Vega Tom's picture


Hi Grace -
It's great to see that you are excited and engaged with Web 2.0 and feel it is a tool that has impacted your life and can impact others. I too would love to hear more about what you think this medium can do for your community.

Thank you,


Bhavya's picture

empowerment through talk

Hi Grace

I'm one of the listeners evaluating your week 1 assignment. Today I am so frustrated at work and when I read your response to the assignment my spirits began to lift.

I agree with you that web 2.0 teaches a culture of knowledge and experience sharing, without the graphic experiences of deepti and dg vegas those of us who are not personally effected by such dramatic humanitarian issues begin to understand the need and the importance to talk to share to learn to understand to provide assistance.

I like how you set out each question in a different paragraph. and I like that you gave the second answer/paragraph a poetic feel to by listing positive solutions which web 2.0 has given.

I agree also with your third answer. web 2.0 empowers you to talk without censorship about issues which you feel are important. that sense of empowerment makes confident female leaders in the world.

Grace Nakajje's picture


Thanks Dear for your evaluation. I hope your strength will be revived as we a wait that sense of empowerment as you have stated

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Inside Congo's Growing Sisterhood

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

Mkandeh's picture

Ebola: Sierra Leoneans feel like prisoners

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Blog »

Read the latest from World Pulse headquarters

EMAGAZINE: Bridging Borders

EMAGAZINE: Bridging Borders

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative