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Portraits From Women In Zimbabwe

Patrick Hayes for Kiva | Posted 10.14.2014 | Impact
Patrick Hayes for Kiva

I push the button and the black steel door slides across its tracks, revealing morning traffic and fallen rusty flowers.

The Boko Haram Kidnappings: What You Can Do

Auren Kaplan | Posted 07.12.2014 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

You might not be able to bring back the girls kidnapped in Nigeria with your support now, but you can ensure that the world takes preventive steps to ensure that women and girls are protected, empowered, and educated -- fearlessly -- around the world.

Talking to My 10-Year-Old About the Kidnapping of Nigerian School Girls: #BringBackOurGirls

Homa Sabet Tavangar | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Homa Sabet Tavangar

I had avoided the conversation, but I knew that I needed to say something. I wanted our fifth grader to know about the 270+ schoolgirls abducted in Nigeria, as it was so prominent in my thoughts for over a week, but I also didn't want to plant the fear of going to school into her head.

Worth More Than A Cow

Natalie Pace | Posted 01.15.2012 | Women
Natalie Pace

A young African girl was being sold by her parents to a much older man, who already had three wives. This young woman did something extraordinary. She simply said, "No."

In The Beginning, There Were Citizen Journalists

Laura Paull | Posted 11.27.2011 | Media
Laura Paull

Even though Americans have centuries of experience with independent reporting and self expression, the term "citizen journalism" still raises eyebrows.

When You Educate A Girl, Everything Changes

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

"Your eyes, it's a day's work to look into them." American composer and performance artist Laurie Anderson wrote the line that came to me when I first...