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Remind World Leaders to Prioritize AIDS Orphans

Today there are over 15 million children who have lost parents to AIDS. The world these children will grow up in will be shaped by the commitments we make today. Read More »

Past Gathering: African Grandmothers' Gathering

In the world our grandmothers were born into HIV/AIDS didn’t exist. Read More »

My Toxic Baby

Imagine a world in which everything in a child’s environment, from the product rubbed into her gentle skin, to the toys she puts in her mouth, are a ticking time bomb of dangerous toxins. Read More »

Tapestries of Hope

Michealene Cristini Risley and Betty Makoni share a powerful connection: They were both sexually abused as children and were told to keep quiet about it. Read More »

Goddess Shift

This jam-packed volume features inspiration from some of the world’s most influential women. Read More »

The High Stakes of Land

Women are the farmers of the world. Now their right to own land is being recognized as the key for ending global hunger. Read More »

"This whole land movement is in the same place that microfinance was in about 20 years ago."

Radha Friedman, Rural Development Institute

Past Gathering: Women Deliver Conference 2010

By adopting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the world’s leaders have made some powerful promises. The Women Deliver conference will bring together experts and creative thinkers to help world leaders uphold their promises to women, such as the promise to cut maternal mortality in half by 2015. Read More »

A Constant Thirst

Having spent her girlhood in long lines at the water pump, Zambian Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Dando Mweetwa, knows first hand what must be done in a country where only 58% of the population has access to drinkable water. Read More »

“My thoughts were always of water: I could talk water, smile water, walk water, and dream water.”

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FAIRY TALE ADDICTIONS -by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji

Few nights ago, my friends and I were sitting at a lounge overlooking the Toronto harbour, enjoying the evening Autumn breeze. … Read More»

Past Gathering: Partners In Health Thomas J. White Symposium

Headliners: 
Nicholas Kristof, Paul Farmer, Ophelia Dahl

Healthcare is a hot topic in the US right now, but health has been a pressing global issue for a long time—particularly in the poorest regions of the world. HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, infant mortality, and other global health issues, pose an urgent and daunting challenge. It’s a challenge that deserves the brightest minds, the best research, and ample funding. Read More »

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