Get our free emagazine!

Maldives

Ishtar Zikr's picture

Rented Lives of Clay Puppets

Dear friends, … Read More»

Ishtar Zikr's picture

To Death from Hope, letter from a "Sunny Paradise"

On a full moon night, what raises a lotus flower from the muddy water that it dwells in is “Hope” -- the unseen light that dwells in the dimly lit corners of every “living force”. … Read More»

alissanagel's picture

Why do I do, what I do? To celebrate life.

Today has been a great day. After 5 days in the capital and 4 days in Dubai, my fiance Neal and I are back on our local island, happily next to the sea. … Read More»

Aminah's picture

Do we teach them to fish on the high seas or do we teach them to pick the dead fish?

A few days ago I was watching the “Top Achievers Award 2012” live on TV. I had mixed feelings. I was mentally disturbed and had wanted to write about it. … Read More»

Ishtar Zikr's picture

Our Story Was Such by Ishtar Zikr

Ploughed by the harsh hands of “hollow-souled” harvesters, life dragged its belly on barren lands — now, abandoned. Vanishing days and vanishing nights of yesteryears … Read More»

amira7521's picture

A resonating slap on our face

Some months back I was rejoicing at the fact that sexual harassment at the workplace was taken seriously for the first time in the Maldives [http://mindblur.wordpress.com/2012/11/21/a-parliamentarian- … Read More»

amira7521's picture

Aren’t we hypocrites?

Today I welcome a new housemaid into our home. She will live with us, eat with us, and be with us; for the next year we are the family she gets. … Read More»

missjenn's picture

Offer: 2013-2014 Charles Pick Fellowship - Applicants must be from South Asia (Deadline: 30 Jan 2013)

The Charles Pick South Asian Fellowship supports to the work of a new and, as yet, unpublished writer of fictional or non-fictional prose based in South Asia. … Read More»

Community Voices

Because I Was Born a Girl

Speaking out from the Maldives, Amei raises her voice for the women who suffer in silence, and asks President Obama to pass IVAWA. Read More »

"In my small, close-knit island community, people never speak out about abuse and mistreatment. We only hear the whispers of our suffering elders."

Amei

Syndicate content
Magazine »

Read global coverage through women's eyes

Letters to a Better World

Letters to a Better World

Community »

Connect with women on the ground worldwide

womenspace's picture

CAMBODIA: Ordinary Women Can Make a Difference

Campaigns »

Be heard at influential forums

WWW: Women Weave the Web

WWW: Women Weave the Web

Programs »

Help us train women citizen journalists

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

World Pulse Voices of Our Future

Partners »

Join forces with our wide network of partners

Nobel Women's Initiative

Nobel Women's Initiative