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My Cry from the Islands of Blood

After losing two friends in the recent massacre, a Filipina leader speaks out for the future of her homeland. Read More »

“It is a constant struggle of uncertainty for those of us who are left behind, of choices between life and death.”

Malayapinas | The Philippines

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Giving Thanks

In the U.S. Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends, reflect on what we have to be thankful for, and to remember those who are less fortunate. … Read More»

Voices of Our Future

Lavish Dinners in the Face of Hunger

As President of a country where more than half the population suffers from chronic hunger, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo spent tens of thousands of dollars on dinners while in the US. Filipino Voices of Our Future correspondent Malayapinas responds. Read More »

"The Filipino women’s movement, together with other movements here and abroad, must protest against corruption, arrogant displays of power, extravagance, and puppetry in times of immense hunger and poverty."

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A roof for my land

I have never owned a piece of land of my own but I have always had a home. … Read More»

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Who is a Rural Woman? An illiterate Farmer?

This October, women in Cameroon joined other women world wide in carrying out activities to venerate the rural woman. During the week dedicated for these activities, … Read More»

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Water and Women: A Gender Crisis, a Global Opportunity

By Jonathan Greenblatt, Huffington Post, Oct. 16, 2009 You may be woman, but I can’t hear you roar. In fact, I can’t hear you at all. … Read More»

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I have something to share with the world…

My name is Kelvin Fomba and as a 44-year-old Liberian, I have something to share with the world. … Read More»

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The Untold Stories of the Dead: A Reality of Poverty

...I know you saw me as you drove by that fateful day. There I was laying face-down on the wet and muddy driveway with my face turned away from you. … Read More»

Past Gathering: Partners In Health Thomas J. White Symposium

Headliners: 
Nicholas Kristof, Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl

Healthcare is a hot topic in the US right now, but health has been a pressing global issue for a long time—particularly in the poorest regions of the world. HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, infant mortality, and other global health issues, pose an urgent and daunting challenge. It’s a challenge that deserves the brightest minds, the best research, and ample funding. Read More »

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