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Join us in Ottawa: Support women of DRC

Are you wondering how to shake those January blues, and support the powerful women of the Democratic Republic of Congo… Read More »

Women disappointed with COP 20 climate talks

Women’s rights advocates are disappointed that this year’s COP 20 climate talks in Peru failed to make substantial progress towards… Read More »

Alice: Meet Nunu Diana, South Sudan

Alice joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Maha: Meet Fahima Hashim, Sudan

Maha joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

TAKE ACTION: Write for Rights and change a life

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Write a letter and change a life! Join thousands of others in calling for freedom and justice for people whose… Read More »

Launch of multimedia exhibition: Beauty in the Middle

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Beauty in the Middle: Women of the Congo Speak Out The Nobel Women’s Initiative and the International Campaign to Stop… Read More »

International Advocacy 101: Alice

Alice joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

International Advocacy 101: Maha

Maha joined us in Ottawa for the 2014 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program. She completed six weeks of communications and advocacy training… Read More »

Meet the inspiring women activists of the DRC

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Women like Julienne Lusenge, directing a coalition of women’s organizations providing support to survivors of sexual violence; Adeline Nsimire, operating… Read More »

Meet Micheline Muzaneza, South Africa

Micheline Muzaneza, South Africa

Micheline is a project coordinator with the Sonke Gender Justice Network in South Africa, promoting the health and rights of the refugee… Read More »

Meet Elissa Shamma, Lebanon

Elissa Shamma, Lebanon

Elissa is a social activist and project manager with the Development for People and Nature Association in Lebanon. A passionate… Read More »

Meet Carine Novi Safari, Democratic Republic of Congo

Carine Novi Safari

Since the first time she heard the testimony of a woman who was raped, Carine has used her voice to… Read More »

Meet Rana Allam, Egypt

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Rana was a managing editor with the Daily News Egypt, and is now a freelance writer. She knew before graduating… Read More »

Meet Veronica Lucy Gordon, South Sudan

Veronica Lucy Gordon, South Sudan

Veronica has been speaking out since she was a child. As a secondary student, she noticed a gap between what women… Read More »

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 »