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Working to End Sex Trafficking

Anita Casalina | Posted 04.12.2015 | Impact
Anita Casalina

It's difficult enough to fight problems like water availability and famine where impersonal climate change has caused the devastation. It is so much more complex when the issue is financially motivated and "the demand creates the supply."

Are We Disenchanted With Women's Empowerment?

Kate Roberts | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Kate Roberts

A few weeks ago, I was sitting in a room full of women philanthropists at the Women Moving Millions Summit in New York where the theme was 'power' and how it can be used to transform the lives of girls and women worldwide.

Women Bearing the Brunt of the Ebola Crisis Must Be Central to the Solution

Katja Iversen | Posted 12.09.2014 | World
Katja Iversen

Ensuring women have access to basic health care, particularly sexual and reproductive health care, have rarely been met in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in the best of pre-Ebola circumstances, and are now even more critically important.

We Asked and You Delivered: Inspiring Actions #SinceWD2013

Katja Iversen | Posted 10.12.2014 | Impact
Katja Iversen

By: Jill Sheffield and Katja Iversen, Women Deliver As the Women Deliver 2013 Conference came to a close last May, we called on our participants...

U.S. Foreign Policy: React to Fear or Lead with Love?

Jin In | Posted 09.09.2014 | Impact
Jin In

Rather than continuing to react to fear, how about we develop a foreign-policy strategy that is based on a long-term vision rooted in love?

Ending the Global Epidemic of Abducting, Trafficking and Enslaving Girls

Sindy Solomon-Fedida | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Sindy Solomon-Fedida

When I hear that girls are stolen from their school, I lose sleep. When I read about children being ripped from their families and trafficked for sex, I am haunted. But my true pain comes from knowing the countless people who remain bystanders.

Beyond the Mine: Caterpillar's Commitment

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact

When you think about what makes up a great company, it's the diversity of thought, expertise and backgrounds of our employees that allow us to deliver to a diverse group of customers. And, introducing women to the mining industry is one part of this diversity equation.

Empowering Young Women Economically Through Fashion

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.17.2013 | Impact

Fashion goes beyond glossy magazine pages; if used well, it introduces girls to policy issues, entrepreneurship, and science - some key skills for the modern female pioneer.

Want To Change The World? Let Girls Lead

G(irls)20 | Posted 08.11.2013 | Impact

2013-06-12-blog_girls_20_summit_v01A.png When it comes to addressing the needs and rights of adolescent girls worldwide, there is no better advocate than girls themselves.

Achieving Global Gender Equality: Men in Support of Women

Peter Buffett | Posted 12.05.2011 | Impact
Peter Buffett

Men must be called upon not to act "on behalf of" women, but to support women to have more power to act on behalf of themselves.