I'm flying back to Haiti, remembering words spoken to me nearly a decade ago: "We are not beggars!" The speaker was Rwandan master weaver Pascasie Mukabuligo.
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We also want women from villages all over the world to sing along on the refrain of the song, "We Shall Shine." No idea how to make that happen. But we will.
Economies are strained worldwide, but economies will be the first to benefit if women are fully able to participate in all of their nation's activities.
I don't need to see Tarzan-like chest pounding from any candidate, male or female, to decide my vote. I need substance. If I wanted to hear a five-year-old's discourse, I'd listen to my kindergartner.
The unanimous adoption of a resolution that established "UN Women," a new composite entity for gender equality and empowerment of women, was greeted with a loud chorus of approval.
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...
When it comes to protecting women from violence, experts are realizing that economic self-sufficiency offers a method of prevention.
Even before the earthquake, a shocking 70% of Haitian women and girls surveyed claimed to have experienced physical, sexual, political or psychological violence.
If you're from the US, you might be someone who's keenly interested in global politics or international justice. But what about the majority of other people? Do enough people really care?
You've probably heard of the Six Degrees concept. Any one person (including me) is connected to any other person through six or fewer relationships. SixDegrees.org is about using this idea to accomplish something good.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, 80% of agricultural workers are women. According to the World Bank,They raise 90% of the food, but receive only 10% of credit extended for agricultural loans.
Despite winning the license to privatize, Jordan has failed to create a legal environment or introduce traditions that encourage and improve public service broadcasting.
What is striking about this meeting is the number of men involved -- accounting for at least half the attendants. A far cry compared to other gatherings on women.
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