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What will be the future of women under this situation?

Today the world is developing and world is becoming a global village. While walking on this way, suddenly I was struck hearing a sound which was unusual and heart hurting. … Read More»

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A dejected life- Part one

As I have passed my days I never expected such a situation like this. It was the most painful incident I have ever heard. … Read More»

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CARE National Conference and Celebration: Demand a world without poverty.

Please join us for the CARE National Conference & Celebration in Washington, D.C. on May 5-6, 2009. You will be inspired by speakers including Wolf Blitzer, Gwen Ifill and Richard Gere. … Read More»

Visionary Leaders

Best Chance to Make Foreign Policy Work for Women

During her confirmation hearings, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of prioritizing women and girls, who are at the greatest risk of being poor, and make up nearly 70% of the world’s hungry. Read More »

Clinton must make international assistance a foreign policy priority and ensure that this assistance benefits the world’s women.

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Poverty and Rural women in uganda

Uganda is one of the poorest countries in the world. People in rural areas of uganda depend on farming as the main source of income. Women contribute to about 40% of the uganda's population. … Read More»

women helping women in northern Uganda

The women in northern Uganda face daily challenges, and have experienced horrific violence and poverty, they need our attention

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Short story: The Matatu Ride

She boarded the 'matatu' as usual. It is seven in the morning. It was a normal routine. She had to be in class by eight. … Read More»

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The pain in her eyes

The first time I saw her and her son was at the hospital next door to my office where I had gone to do some photography. … Read More»

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SHORT STORY: THE EAGLE

Brief Note: I got the inspiration to write this story after watching an interview about a young girl who was to be married off at age 14; she wanted to be a doctor. … Read More»

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Rural Women in Azerbaijan: fighting family poverty and domestic violence

Women in rural areas of the Republic of Azerbaijan are fighting family poverty and enduring domestic violence, caused by their husbands, brothers and other family relatives. … Read More»

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