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Offer: Calling innovative entries: Ashoka Changemakers' Activating Empathy Competition!

Changemakers recently launched the Activating Empathy: Transforming Schools to Teach What Matters competition. … Read More»

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Imagine a country with enough wealth to pay off all U.S. creditors, and still have enough in the vault to fund their economy for an entire year. … Read More»

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Suenos Y Suspiros* (Dreams and Sighs): Latina Mothers Get A Handle on Their Children’s Education, And Their Own Dreams

Neatly tucked into a smallish office on the first floor of the Mirabal Sisters Campus Community School in Washington Heights,are five mothers diligently crafting hair accessories by hand, which they w … Read More»

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Offer: Job: UN Women Representative, Uganda Location : Kampala, UGANDA Application Deadline : 03-Apr-12 Type of Contract : FTA International Post Level : P-5 Languages Required : English … Read More»

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Offer: Got a Great Idea? Submit Yours to the Bill and Melinda Gates' Grand Challenges Explorations

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced today that it is accepting applications for Round 9 of its Grand Challenges Explorations initiative, a USD$100 million grant initiative encouraging innova … Read More»

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Fistula, a Triple Tragedy: The Scourge Destroying Women’s Lives and Dignity

My recent visit to the anti-natal care -Outpatient Clinic in Mulago National Referral Hospital was so revealing. I purposely wanted to know more about fistula and its management. … Read More»

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Small, Medium Enterprises and Microfinance Lead To Economic Empowerment for Women

A tiny simple place that welcomes you and invites you to enjoy hearty food. A place designed to show a passion to change the perception of a country where the owners and hosts came from. … Read More»

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Murdering Merit!

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The “Fierce Urgency” to Increase Women’s Leadership in ARPA-E - The Green Economy Leadership - Blame All Around

Women control $12 trillion of the global economy and make about 80% of the purchasing decisions, according to the Boston Consulting Group (not exactly a feminist-leaning company). … Read More»

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