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Cash-for-Work Program Empowers Syrian Refugees

UN Women | Posted 10.15.2015 | Impact
UN Women

Nearly 80,000 of the Syrians who have escaped the deadly war raging in their country have sought shelter at Jordan's largest refugee camp, Za'atari, where UN Women provides economic empowerment and protection programming for women and girls.

A Little More Light: Standing in Solidarity With Octavia Lewis

Sidney Chase | Posted 07.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Sidney Chase

As the LGBTQ community celebrates a favorable ruling on Marriage Equality, many activists around the country are seeing this as only the beginning. While the social climate of America is starting to carve out places for the LG and B, the T remains fighting most battles on it's own.

Where Are The Queer Spaces For Jewish Women?

J.E. Reich | Posted 04.29.2015 | Gay Voices
J.E. Reich

Even though the West Village offers "lesbian nights" on Fridays in hallowed locales like the Stonewall Inn and the Monster Bar NYC, it's a far cry from the dozens of spaces and nights for gay men spackled across the Five Boroughs.

Empowering Kenyan Women To Aim High On And Off The Field

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Growing up in the Kenyan slums, Peninah Nthenya Musyimi was surrounded by drugs, prostitution and dire poverty. Her childhood was "very difficult," sh...