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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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Best-practice Manual from Convio: Using the Internet for Effective Grassroots Advocacy

Convio Offers this Best Practices Guides for Nonprofit Organizations. (PDF file, 17-pages) … Read More»

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Toolkit to End Violence Against Women from the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women (USA)

You can download this entire 16-chapter guide at the link provided below. To provide concrete guidance to communities, policy leaders, and individuals engaged in activities to end violence against women, the National Advisory Council on Violence Against Women developed the Toolkit To End Violence Against Women. The recommendations contained in the Toolkit were reviewed by numerous experts in the fields of sexual assault, domestic violence, and stalking. … Read More»

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IUN-INSTRAW Gender Leadership Training for Peacekeepers

UN-INSTRAW launched its new web resource on 'Gender Training for Peacekeepers'. The interactive resource fills a gap in the documentation of gender training opportunities for peacekeepers and aims to facilitate gender mainstreaming in peacekeeping operations. It presents an overview of pre-deployment and in-mission gender training provided to uniformed and civilian peacekeeping personnel and includes information and resources for institutions interested in incorporating gender issues onto their training … Read More»

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Women Girls, and HIV - (VIH, SIDA, mujeres, ninas) Website information and resources

Here are a few of the key groups and websites for information about HIV/AIDS in women and girls. --AC d'Adesky/PulseWire International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS - an international network for HIV-positive women, based in UK, with chapters around the world. http://www.icw.org Society of Women and AIDS in Africa - a network of African groups fighting HIV in women http://www.swaainternational.org/ The Well Project (US) - a US site and resources for HIV-postive women http://www.thewellproject.org/en_US/ … Read More»

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AIDS Information in Spanish - Great links from AIDS Infonet.

The New Mexico-based AIDS Info Net has very useful information in Spanish with many links for US and international resources.-- AC d'Adesky/PulseWire 1. WEB SITES IN SPANISH Acción Ciudadana Contra el SIDA (Venezuela) http://www.internet.ve/accsi/ Acción SIDA – Recursos e iniciativas de comunicación en América Latina y El Caribe http://www.accionensida.org.pe/ Acción Solidaria (Venezuela) http://www.acsol.org Actua, la asociación de personas que vivimos con VIH/SIDA (Spain) http://www.actua.org.es/ … Read More»

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HIV/AIDS 'Best of the Web' sites - AIDS Treatment News

AIDS Treatment News, published by John S. James for 20 years, reports AIDS-related developments in treatment, research, policy, access, and online communication. Here we post alerts and links to medical, policy, scientific, and general news reports throughout the Web. He has links to dozens of the top AIDS treatment information websites. Check them out at: http://aidsnews.blogspot.com. AIDS Treatment News is a great source for regular, easy-to-read information about developments in AIDS treatment. Editor John James includes global reports as well as US domestic news. … Read More»

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Tools, resources and solutions for Women Entrepreneurs ***Recommended!

You'll see this in the World Pulse spotlight, too, but it's so great, I had to list it here! Please share what you learn :) … Read More»

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YWCA's Handouts on Creating Meaningful Dialogue Between Women, Including HIV Positive Women

To guide discussions at the recent Nairobi summit on HIV/AIDS, the World YWCA and ICW provided handouts on each topic with suggested talking points to initiate meaningful discussion and debate on the topic. Now these handouts can be downloaded and used to generate further discussion and debate. 1. Women’s Leadership and Economic Empowerment 2. Affordable Treatment and Treatment Issues 3. Advocacy to End Gender Inequalities 4. Ending Stigma and Discrimination 5. Human Rights, Sexual and Reproductive Health & the Rights of Women and Girls Pass 'em on :) … Read More»

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Online Video Report: Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia (40 mins)

Ethiopia - From RISK to ACTION: Women and HIV/AIDS in Ethiopia. Nearly 60% of HIV infected individuals in Ethiopia are women. Gender bias and the biology of transmission make women more vulnerable to infection. Poverty, lack of access to education, and violence against women increase their risk. This film profiles the connection between gender and HIV/AIDS, as well as the work of leaders in education and policy change to improve the status of women. … Read More»

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Interested in teaching English while traveling overseas?

Hi, I am happy to share my limited knowledge for North Americans who are interested in teaching English abroad. This is not a professional service, just an informal offer from someone who has taught English in Indonesia as well as trained English instructors throughout North America. Just here to help you make your dreams come true! … Read More»

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