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In the summer of 2002, I had a pivotal dream: In it, I am standing in the center of a circle of women. Together they are a spectrum of colorful clothing: woolen robes; head wraps; animal skins; fat, beaded belts. I hear the soft rustle of fabric as the women lean in and whisper, “Yes. Go. Go!Read More »

“I heard the prophecy of the strength of womankind connected.

Sign Petition to End Rape in the Congo

Since 1996, eastern Congo has been the epicenter of the deadliest war since World War II, and it remains a place where combatants on all sides routinely use rape and sexual violence as a weapon to destroy women, families, and communities. Read More »

Donate to the Umoja Women's Group

In 1990, 15 Samburu women founded Umoja Uaso Women’s Group. Read More »

Building a New World For Women

Past Gathering: The Women’s Conference: Architects of Change

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Christiane Amanpour, Cherie Blair, Cerue Konah Garlo, Condoleezza Rice, Warren Buffett, Jennifer Lopez, Bono, Gloria Steinem

You have to hand it to Maria Shriver. Read More »

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What are your ideas for bringing women together globally to start movements using internet communications and media?

Facebook is amazing! I've found friends and family on there and think that its an amazing tool. Yet, by the feminist movement, it is highly under utilized. … Read More»

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Muslim Women for Women's Rights

I stumbled across this article, and find the work that Lily Munir does, a giant step forward in creating change for future generations of Muslim girls and boys. … Read More»

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U.S. Women and Men: Take Action for Women's Rights!

Recently, President Bush submitted a $3.1 trillion budget request to Congress for 2009. … Read More»

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Should Saudi Women Be Able to Drive?

Sometimes I wonder if I truly understand how much I take for granted. … Read More»

When Elephants Fight, the Grass Below Suffers

Dr. Karambu Ringera discusses her efforts to foster peace dialogues among internally displaced women, as well as her vision for Kenya's future. Read More »

"HIV and AIDS is spreading like wildfire throughout the camps."

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SIERRA LEONE: For women, war's over but violence goes on

SIERRA LEONE: For women, war's over but violence goes on Photo: IRIN One of tens of thousands of women in Sierra Leone sexually abused during the war … Read More»

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