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2013 VOF Module 1

Mahrukh Pasha's picture

False Obedience to Injustice

As I waited anxiously for Khadija Ali, a passionate young woman I met when I attended a women’s empowerment training program, I started to recall her great debates on women’s rights and empowerment. … Read More»

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Kamilia Kura: Relentless in Empowering Displaced Women

Kamilia Kura is a community leader and a mother. She is a human rights defender, a devoted Christian and a brave woman with a loving heart. … Read More»

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Michiyo Tani, Director of Futaba Care Home

Growing number of elderlies is a serious problem in Japan. Most elderlies are 65 years or older, retired and unable to take care of themselves, but require daily assistance. … Read More»

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The Passionate Goddess and the Two Stories on the Coin

“She got my dad a job, actually her story is amazing,” Shilpa Guha talks cheerfully of her mother who is her “rock”. She laughs in a loud voice as if she fears nothing. … Read More»

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From chalk to talk

Albert Einstein once said that the true purpose of education is to train the mind to think. Rebecca strongly echoes these words. “My job is far more difficult than it looks. … Read More»

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A Voice of Health: Barbara Glickstein

Nurse and activist, Barbara Glickstein, 59, speaks out to help others understand how health issues impact them. … Read More»

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"Change Starts From Within"

Fridays have their special sacredness in Iraq. Muslims come together, often at mosques for group prayer every Friday. This is one of the most important religious rituals in Muslims lives. … Read More»

Deqa's picture

A Woman With a Grit

Shamso is joyous, charismatic, and friendly with a contagious smile. … Read More»

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A Mother’s Quest for Conquering Limitations

Sounds of children clapping and reciting grew louder as I stepped closer. Once I entered, I was greeted with smiles and startles of women and children alike. … Read More»

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Insistence of a dream vs. resistance of a society ... The story of a Lebanese Muslim female scriptwriter

Insistence of a dream vs. resistance of a society The story of a Lebanese Muslim female scriptwriter … Read More»

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