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How This Ugandan Nun Is Restoring Our Faith In Humanity

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.28.2014 | World

Ugandan Nun Rosemary Nyirumbe, recently named one of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People, joined HuffPost Live to discuss her struggle to rebu...

Kicking Off Camp Girl Power

Vivian Glyck | Posted 03.10.2013 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

The world now knows that educating girls has the power to break the deadly cycle of generational poverty. Giving 100 girls the hand up they need has the power to reach 10,000 girls, by empowering them to become mentors for their siblings and peers.

Uganda Activists Take Maternal Mortality To Court

AP | RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda -- More than 100 women die during childbirth each week in Uganda, a heartbreaking statistic that has energized activists to go to the ...

Just Like My Child Foundation's the Girl Power Project

Vivian Glyck | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

For centuries, Ugandan women and girls have been forced to meekly kneel before men. We at Just Like My Child Foundation are so proud of Nyiraguhabwa Monica, who is teaching our girls to stand proud and treat themselves with the greatest respect.

Women Lead Uganda's Latest Rally

Posted 07.09.2011 | World

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Hundreds of women demonstrated in Uganda's capital on Monday over high food prices and brutal tactics employed by police duri...