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SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti—Why Vote for a Woman?

We interviewed the two women who represent the pink vote in Haiti's presidential election—plus one who didn't make the electoral cut—to ask, "Why should Haitian women vote for you?" Read More »

"A woman truly understands women’s problems."

Josette Bijou

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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Beyond Wyclef: What Haitians Want From Elections

We asked dozens of Haitians from different social sectors how they felt about the November 28 elections, and what they want or expect from a new government. Here are some of their responses. … Read More»

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About Venezuela

Venezuela is such a beautiful place. Summer-like weather all year, with Caribbean beaches, snowed mountain tops, dunes, rainforest and big plains. It has minerals and land and Oil. … Read More»

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The baby is born- Kenya’s New constitution

I realized one might not need to have held a new born baby to know the joy of a mother on safely delivering a baby. I felt that joy. … Read More»

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August 4th, 2010 in Kenya: Women have a role to play…

In my country Kenya, we had general elections in 2007. The Presidential results were rigged (by both sides, I believe) and so violence broke out in the early months of 2008. … Read More»

Visionary Leaders

Women in Burma Will Not Be Silenced

With the expectation of elections looming on the horizon, it is a critical moment for Burma. General Than Shwe and the Burmese military have promised the people of Burma that they will head for the polls for the first time in twenty years this fall. Read More »

"It is up to the rest of us to decide how much longer we can ignore these cries."

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Elections in Sudan and the Roots of Conflict

By Molly Mayfield Barbee, Peace X Peace Executive Director … Read More»

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Offer: Applicants sought for ICFJ fellowship in Peru

The International Center for Journalists is seeking outstanding applicants for a Knight International Journalism Fellowship in Peru. … Read More»

This Child Will Be Great: Memoir of a Remarkable Life by Africa’s First Woman President

The rise to power of Africa’s first female president is the subject of this long-awaited memoir from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The year is 2005, and after 14 years of civil conflict, the Republic of Liberia has made its call for change manifest in the election of Johnson Sirleaf, the former Minister of Finance. Read More »

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