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!

Street Hawking

I am happy to be a part of this great community. I am a strong educated woman who is not afraid to help other women and i believe World Pulse is a great platform to help my fellow women, share ideas with other strong educated women and also learn from other women's experiences.

It is no longer news that Africa is the least developed continent despite its natural and human resources. Street hawking is a topic 'dear' to my heart. Seeing people hawk on the streets especially children breaks my heart because of the dangers these people are exposed to. On a daily basis, people are kidnapped, killed and raped while trying to survive through street hawking.

If you are an African, live in Africa or have visited Africa, there is no denying the fact that its dangerous seeing these people especially children run after a car trying to sell something. Some of my friends argue that with the high unemployment rate, these people have no choice but to hawk in the streets because they have to survive.

Let us join hands and put a stop to street hawking because i believe it can be stopped. People can sell in the market, shops etc without risking their lives. An action plan to help put a stop to street hawking without 'killing' these people's means of survival is what we need.

Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

womenspace's picture

CAMBODIA: Ordinary Women Can Make a Difference

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

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative