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Access to Technology for All Women in Turkey

Melis Figanmese | Posted 10.26.2014 | World
Melis Figanmese

It is no doubt Turkey's women are tech savvy. They're laughing all over social media at conservative ideals and throwing slippers to oppose violence a...

The Distance We've Traveled

World Pulse | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
World Pulse

by Neema Namadamu A year after founding the Maman Shujaa Media Center in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Neema Namadamu celebrates the growing ...

Crowdsourcing the Feminine Intelligence of the Planet: Interview with Jensine Larsen

Tabby Biddle | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Tabby Biddle

Jensine Larsen is the founder of World Pulse, a global media platform and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice. Photo credi...

The War Against Rape Begins With Taking Responsibility

World Pulse | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
World Pulse

If India wants to win the war against sexual violence, it will be imperative for those in the power to stop making statements that are irresponsible and derogatory.

Closing the Internet Gender Gap

Melanne Verveer | Posted 03.24.2013 | Women
Melanne Verveer

We have repeatedly seen that investing in women's progress is one of the most effective, high-yield investments for economic and social progress around the world. Doubling the number of women online in developing countries is a critical step towards this progress.

The Day Women of the Congo Seized Control of the Internet

Jensine Larsen | Posted 03.05.2013 | Impact
Jensine Larsen

If there is to be any hope for the future of the Congo, the world must wake up and listen to these women who have broken through suffocating radio silence to have discovered not only their voices, but the means of transmission.

TEDwomen 2010: "Reshaping the Future"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marcia G. Yerman

When it was announced that the TED enterprise -- which features global conferences with idea innovators and change agents -- was gearing up to present a TEDwomen conference, there was immediate push back.

Pulse of Poverty: Women Communicating, Connecting, Converging

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Poverty is the story of hard working, but poor, women. Women perform 66% of the world's work, produce 50% of the food, earn just 10% of the income and own only 1% of the property.