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Kill Off That Violent Gene!

Though Sri Lanka's civil war is over, writer and Voices of Our Future correspondent Manori Wijesekera sees a long road ahead before her homeland is freed from its culture of violence. Read More »

“There is no longer any shame in hitting or beating a woman."

My Cry from the Islands of Blood

After losing two friends in the recent massacre, a Filipina leader speaks out for the future of her homeland. Read More »

“It is a constant struggle of uncertainty for those of us who are left behind, of choices between life and death.”

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Women and Politics - where does Zimbabwe stand? WIPSU launch: 25 Nov 09

WIPSU (Women in Politics Support Unit), a feminist organization focusing on women's participation in the political spaces, launched a research on the Gender audit of political parties in Zimbabwe, nam … Read More»

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Voices from grassroots politics

“A Woman politician has to either leave politics, or leave her husband.” … Read More»

Voices of Our Future

Lavish Dinners in the Face of Hunger

As President of a country where more than half the population suffers from chronic hunger, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo spent tens of thousands of dollars on dinners while in the US. Filipino Voices of Our Future correspondent Malayapinas responds. Read More »

"The Filipino women’s movement, together with other movements here and abroad, must protest against corruption, arrogant displays of power, extravagance, and puppetry in times of immense hunger and poverty."

VIDEO: Mu Sochua—Sending the Right Signal to Cambodia's Women

World Pulse sat down with MP and women's rights activist Mu Sochua in Berkeley, CA, just before she returned to Cambodia, where she fears new charges of treason and prison for her fight against corruption. 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.”

My Country of Horror and Possibility

Widely speculated to be a future heir to the Bhutto political dynasty, Fatima Bhutto, 27-year-old niece of the late Benazir Bhutto, has captured public imagination across Pakistan. A poet and writer, she openly denounces birthright politics and uses her pen to advocate for a truly democratic nation. Read More »

"This is a country where women have to push for what they want. If you push—if you’re loud enough—you make waves."

Join the OneVoice Movement for Israel and Palestine

There is a large youth-led movement of hope emerging between Israel and Palestine. With over 650,000 signatories from both Israel and Palestine, the OneVoice Movement has become an international grassroots force. Read More »

Dragon Fighter: One Woman’s Epic Struggle for Peace with China

Rebiya Kadeer’s memoir, Dragon Fighter, exposes the bravery of one woman determined to find justice for her people. Sharing a struggle similar to Tibet’s fight for autonomy, the Uyghur Nation has suffered from 60 years of Chinese occupation, including harassment, forced abortions, and even massacre. Read More »

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