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Molly Melching

Maternal Health Is A Social Issue, Too

Molly Melching | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Molly Melching

In Senegal and throughout West Africa, deeply-rooted social norms are meant to protect and support a woman and her child throughout her pregnancy and after the birth. Unfortunately, these beliefs can also put the mother and child's health at risk.

On Molly Melching and However Long the Night

Melinda Gates | Posted 07.03.2013 | Home
Melinda Gates

Empowered, mobilized communities don't just address one single issue, such as female genital cutting; they work steadily to recognize and then meet all their needs.

Women Hold Up Half The Sky

Kate Grant | Posted 04.15.2012 | Arts
Kate Grant

The exhibit challenges you to open your eyes, open your mind, open your heart, and most of all to act to improve the lot of the world's women. The enemy is not men. The enemy is indifference and its evil twin inaction.

Dancing to End Female Genital Cutting

Julia Lalla-Maharajh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Julia Lalla-Maharajh

Communities are changing, shifting, abandoning. The very people who have perpetuated the practice of female genital cutting for centuries are choosing to change.

Pieces of the Behavior Change Puzzle

Gary Slutkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gary Slutkin

Skeptics may say that violence is too culturally ingrained, that it cannot be reversed in 100 years, or 200 years, if at all, but CeaseFire's methods are proving otherwise.

Female Genital Mutilation in Georgia, USA

Julia Lalla-Maharajh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Julia Lalla-Maharajh

We can and we should be doing more. Female genital mutilation is one of the least researched, least resourced, least talked about issues that the world faces today.