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What should it be called? Child labour...prejudicial…or just poverty!

When I look to the west from my house rooftop, I can see a small factory, which directly faces the streets. … Read More»

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I WAS BORN ON A MAT

I was born on a mat Airyn R. Lentija I was born on a mat dried coconut leaves woven by the hands of my ancestors; the great heirs of the earth’s dust. I am a farmer’s daughter … Read More»

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Women Get Half Wages Despite Laboring Hard

Women farm workers in rural India labor as hard as men do, but are paid half of what men are. … Read More»

SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti, Women, and the Elections: Following Africa's Lead

As Haiti gears up for its November 28 elections, World Pulse talked to dozens of women on the ground to find out what’s needed to rebuild the post-earthquake nation. Read More »

“The president needs to be a woman who has a feminist heart.”

Yolette Mengual

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Offer: Oak Human Rights Fellowship Application

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Of Blind Spots and Changemakers

My World Pulse experience has been more than just a good writing exercise. It was four weeks of mental and emotional calisthenics and, ironically, much-needed quiet time, as well. … Read More»

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Breaking down the barriers, one community at a time.

2010 VOF Week 3 Breaking down the barriers, one community at a time. … Read More»

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Transforming lives in Cambodia

Dr. … Read More»

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Offer: Open Enterprise Solutions to Poverty RFP closes October 15

Cambridge, MA – April, 1, 2010 - The SEVEN Fund today published its annual open “Enterprise-based Solutions to Poverty” request for proposals (RFP). … Read More»

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Travels Across Oceans

I recently left Kenya to travel to visit my sister as a vacation. Its been pleasant and now my vacation is coming to an end. The reality that i will be back at work on Tuesday has hit. … Read More»

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