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Women’s groups call on UN to end violence in Congo

Women's groups call on UN to end violence in Congo

Nine women’s groups and civil society organizations from the Democratic Republic of the Congo are calling on the United Nations… Read More »

Daniela: Empty Chairs at the “World” Social Forum

Daniela: Empty Chairs at the “World” Social Forum

Last week I found myself in an exhilarating and dizzying frenzy that is the World Social Forum (WSF). The organizers… Read More »

Sister-to-Sister 2016 begins in Ottawa!

Sister-to-Sister 2016 begins in Ottawa!

We are thrilled to welcome three women’s rights activists to Ottawa for the 2016 Sister-to-Sister Mentorship Program! Diana García Salamanca (Colombia), Hay… Read More »

Iranian activists call for end to death penalty

Iranian human rights activists – including Nobel Peace Laureate Shirin Ebadi – have released a statement calling for the Islamic… Read More »

5 ways women use tech to empower, defend and educate

5 ways women use tech to empower, defend and educate

Extraordinary advances in technology as well as its increased accessibility have meant a change in how we mobilize and advocate… Read More »

Jody Williams: Reflections from Sepur Zarco

Jody Williams: Reflections from Sepur Zarco

  “Thank you for continuing your support. Please don’t abandon us. I will die soon but I want to leave… Read More »

The women behind #BlackLivesMatter

The women behind #BlackLivesMatter

Three black women activists – Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi, and Alicia Garza – came together to create #BlackLivesMatter in response… Read More »

10 women to watch at Rio Olympics 2016

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As competition begins in Rio, Brazil, here are 10 inspirational female athletes to follow during the Olympic Games. The International… Read More »

Women-led initiatives promote nonviolence in the US

Women-led initiatives promote nonviolence in the US

In July we witnessed several horrible incidents of gun violence in the United States. These tragedies draw our attention to the systemic… Read More »

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