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Nobel Women and JASS launch Women Crossing the Line docu-series!

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Nobel Women’s Initiative and JASS (Just Associates) are thrilled to announce the launch of Women Crossing the Line, a new… Read More »

Meet Facia Harris, Liberia

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Facia is a radio producer with the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). Liberia faces many challenges—including economic devastation and… Read More »

Meet Winnet Shamuyarira, Zimbabwe

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Winnet works with Katswe Sistahood, a women’s rights organization that powerfully mobilizes women in Zimbabwe to fight for their sexual… Read More »

Meet Jody Williams, Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

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“We need to redefine what makes us secure in this world. It is not arming our country to the teeth…. Read More »

Meet women defending Mother Earth in Guatemala

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Women like Maudilia López Cardona, leader of a community women’s group that resists mining operations; Gregoria Crisanta Pérez, a brave community member… Read More »

Meet the tenacious women activists of Honduras

Women like Gilda Rivera Sierra, a feminist who has struggled to promote women’s rights for over three decades; Berta Cáceres Flores, a… Read More »

Meet the fearless women activists of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala

Meet the fearless women activists of Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala.  Women like Alma Gomez, a former guerilla fighter now working to… Read More »

Meet Ruth Ojiambo Ochieng, Uganda

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Ruth is the Executive Director of Isis Women’s International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE), a Kampala-based women’s resource centre for women… Read More »

Meet Shari Graydon, Canada

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Shari is the catalyst behind Informed Opinions, a non-profit initiative that bridges the gender gap in public discourse by amplifying the… Read More »

Meet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Marshall Islands

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Kathy is a Marshallese activist and poet who works with youth to create social change. Her work focuses on threats to… Read More »

The Women’s League of Burma documents the continued sexual violence against women

WLB Report "If they had hope, they would speak"

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) has released a report highlighting the continued sexual violence in Burma. If they had… Read More »

Meet Tin Tin Nyo, Burma

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Tin Tin Nyo is the General Secretary of the Women’s League of Burma. A spirited women’s rights advocate, Tin Tin has… Read More »

Jody Williams marches for 43 missing students in Mexico

Nobel Laureate Jody Williams joined over 100,000 people in Mexico City in a solidarity march demanding that those responsible for the… Read More »

Tips: How to Engage with Corporations

Download the PDF –> Tips: How To Engage With Corporations   [View the story "#TogetherToEndSVC: Cross-sector partnerships" on Storify]

Subscribe to 16 Days of Activism 2014

    Visit our 16 Days of Activism blog now. Meet the activists from our 16 Days 2012. Meet the… Read More »

Activist Spotlight: Julian Bright, Washington, DC

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We are fortunate to work with a number of incredible youth activists, including Julian Bright, who volunteered with us this… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Maha

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When I first arrived in Ottawa I didn’t know what to expect, but I was excited about the Canadian and… Read More »

Peace talks in South Sudan delayed

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Peace talks in South Sudan are not expected to resume on October 16th, despite an earlier announcement from mediators. Recent… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Andrea

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A few weeks ago I arrived in Canada with nothing more than two suitcases and a few doubts. I came… Read More »

Memorable Moments: Alice

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The Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program has given me an opportunity to deeply reflect on my potential and influence as a young… Read More »

Nobel Women’s Initiative congratulates 2014 Peace Prize recipients

The Nobel Women’s Initiative congratulates activists Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi on being named the 2014 recipients of the Nobel… Read More »

VIDEO: Andrea’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Andrea Ixchiu traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

VIDEO: Maha’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Maha Babeker traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

VIDEO: Alice’s highlights from New York City

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Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participant Alice Vilmaro traveled to New York City! Check out the… Read More »

Sister-to-Sister 2014 in New York City

Alongside the Nobel Women’s Initiative, our 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program participants traveled to New York City! Andrea, Alice and Maha… Read More »