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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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Do you know the women in Kobani?

If you are a woman, living in a good home and have a decent job what are your concerns in life? Higher wage? Better schooling for your children? Bigger house? … Read More»

I do not feel safe online anymore!

The power of technology is inescapable. No matter how hard you try living without it, you will always be overwhelmed by its effect somehow! I personally tried not to be taken away by technology. … Read More»

Lets trade positions-Try living like a woman

Jogging is my favorite activity during spring season. … Read More»

Men cannot afford their brides!

If you haven’t been to a wedding in Kurdistan or in Iraq, you are missing out. … Read More»

Marriage Proposal at the gas station!

I was 17 years old when a woman knocked on the car window asking my mom about my age. Why would a stranger ask about my age? It turned out that she was proposing on behalf of her son! Strange? … Read More»

Syrian Women out of Refugee Camps

Syrian women out of refugee camps in Kurdistan Region. What they need, what can be done! … Read More»

30 minutes away from death

On 29/September, 2013 a cowered suicidal attack hit my second hometown Erbil. A number of bombed cars exploded near general security forces office taking 6 lives away and leaving 62 others injured. … Read More»

Media needs to break its silence on illegal child marriage

Till last week thirteen year old Hanar, used to play hopscotch with her friends on the street near my house. Then, suddenly, I was invited to Hanar’s wedding. … Read More»

Displaced women in Iraq: Should we eat? Or study?

It was 45 degrees outside and we had been without electricity for 12 hours. I was trying to get some sleep after a long night of preparation for my final exams. That is when my mother walked in. … Read More»

"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»

A woman prophet !

Something came to my mind the other day and confused me. Some of you will get pissed off and offended, and some will wonder just like me! I would want to clarify this. … Read More»

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