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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

At World Pulse, we recognize the need for ongoing learning—for you and for your community! Our toolkits aim to provide the resources you need to advance your social change work.

We are excited to introduce our Digital Empowerment Trainers’ Toolkit, a dynamic resource to help you bring the benefits of connecting online to women in your community. Check it out today! »

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Human Smuggling and Migration

Why Polygamy Today?

I am not debating the reason why polygamy is allowed, because I am a devout Muslim and I understand it had served the Muslim society in the past, for instance in the times of war to accommodate the or … Read More»

Somali Migration and Refugees Dillema

Many Somalis choose to flee the war, the poverty, and the dire situation within the country. They dream of being granted citizenship. … Read More»

A Woman With a Grit

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

Change cannot be prevented, it can only be delayed!!

A woman buys a car and she instantly looks for a driver, typically a young man. Not because of a law against female driving but it is the way things are done. Men drive and women don’t. … Read More»

A Plea to protect the mentally ill in Somalia!

In war zones, it’s quite common to come across people with psychiatric illnesses, be it the militia, the army personnel, or even the civilians. … Read More»

To my Hoyo, to my Mother!!

I want to tell you I love you, I want to let you know how much I care about you and how much you mean to me in so many words. … Read More»

Standing up to Patriarchy My Way!!!!

I enter a class, and the students glance at me quickly then return to their previous posture. I stand next to the board and the students look at each other with a sense of confusion. … Read More»

It aint just a Dream, It's my Goal!!!

I have always being an imaginative child. I was rather quiet so I would sit at a corner imagining a different world, more precisely a better world. … Read More»

I Honor a remarkable woman!!

I tell a story about my neighbor. She was the eldest of a family of 5, 4 girls and 1 boy. … Read More»

Challenges to Girls' Education!

Access to education was non-existent back in the early 90s in Somalia. Few years later, people who flee from the civil war, realized that going back to Mogadishu is a distant dream. … Read More»

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