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Past Gathering: Reconstructing Haiti: Women at the Center

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Alice Backer, Taina BienAimé, Nancy Dorsinville

Where are women’s voices in Haiti reconstruction? Concerned activists are sounding an appeal for women’s leadership to drive Haiti earthquake recovery. Read More »

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Need: Need information or contacts about female genital mutilation.

Hello, I am doing a report on female genital mutilation and was wondering if someone could help me with some information. Any kind of information or contact is very helpfull. … Read More»

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RUWEPO Holds Human Sexuality/Human Rights Seminar in Bungoma, Kenya.

Riruta United Women Empowerment Programme (RUWEPO) NGO held a one day LGBTI human rights and sexual orientation awareness seminar for 36 participants in Bungoma on March 27. … Read More»

Through His Eyes

Not Alone Anymore

Across India, Satish Singh inspires men to break with brutal traditions and stand behind the women in their lives and villages. Read More »

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A social entrepreneur is multi-dimensional

An avid follower of the women’s movement and as someone who embodies entrepreneurialism, my goal is to bring positive impact to women in all areas of my life. … Read More»

The High Stakes of Land

Women are the farmers of the world. Now their right to own land is being recognized as the key for ending global hunger. Read More »

"This whole land movement is in the same place that microfinance was in about 20 years ago."

Radha Friedman, Rural Development Institute

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The Place of Women with Disabilities in Nigeria

Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary defines disability as a physical or mental condition that means a person cannot use a part of his / her body completely or easily or that she / he cannot learn easi … Read More»

Past Gathering: Beijing +15

Fifteen years ago, representatives from 89 national governments and 2,100 non-governmental organizations met in Beijing for the World Conference on Women. Out of this conference came the Beijing Platform, which remains the most comprehensive global policy framework for the full realization of women’s rights. Read More »

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THE CASE OF SYLVINA BASSANI – SPAIN – Assassinated by her Ex-husband - April 10, 2008

On April 10, 2008 José Javier Lacasa knocked on the door of the home of Andrés Marzal shot him to death then entered the kitchen of this home and shot and killed his ex-wife, Sylvina Bassani. … Read More»

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Need: Volunteer NGO Indonesia

I am traveling to Indonesia from Thailand and am looking for an organization that I can volunteer for in the field of women's rights, education, and development. … Read More»

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