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15 Ways To Clean Out Your Closet And Make A Difference

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style

Letting go of things is never as easy as decluttering experts say it's going to be. But when you've reach the point where your closet rod starts to be...

Proceed With Caution: Assumptions About Reported "Gay" Killings in Iraq by Militants May Put Others at Risk

Jessica Stern | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jessica Stern

Accuracy is absolutely needed to moderate the level of fear of LGBTI Iraqis living in areas controlled by the Islamic State. We know this from experience.

First Responders: Women's Organizations Fighting Against Gender-Based Violence in Iraq

Vanessa Thevathasan | Posted 12.03.2014 | World
Vanessa Thevathasan

The conflict has not only shone a light against the persecution of women, it has provided greater understanding of the essential work civil society is playing in safeguarding women and protecting their human rights. Without them, women would be left open to the untold horror of ISIL.

MADRE's Vision for Women Worldwide

Clare Richardson | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Clare Richardson

For AOL's Monster Help Day, I volunteered at MADRE sorting donations of eyeglasses, contact lenses and cleaning solutions to be sent to doctors in Nicaragua.

First 'Davos' for Women's International Development Held in NYC

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The Cecilia Attias Foundation for Women (CAFW) hosted its first "Dialogue for Action" last week in New York City. In short, the event dedicated to he...

Modern Day Harriet Tubmans Help Iraqi Women Escape Violence

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

For the past six years, the daily headlines have been dominated by the war in Iraq and the political and social turmoil and widespread violence among ...