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Activist Spotlight: Women of Texas

Activist Spotlight: Women of Texas

In late June 2013, thousands of women in Texas took to the streets–and the Senate chambers–as politicians debated Senate Bill… Read More »

Participant Spotlight: Meet Yifat Susskind

Participant Spotlight: Meet Yifat Susskind

  Meet Yifat Susskind, Executive Director of MADRE and long-time activist who works to make human rights a reality for… Read More »

Participant Spotlight: Meet Helen Mack

Participant Spotlight: Meet Helen Mack

Meet Helen Mack, founder and president of the Myrna Mack Foundation, an organization dedicated to fight against military impunity and… Read More »

Participant Spotlight: Meet Vaiba Kebeh Flomo

Participant Spotlight: Meet Vaiba Kebeh Flomo

Meet Vaiba Kebeh Flomo – Women & Youth’s Desk Officer for the Lutheran Church Trauma Healing and Reconciliation Program in… Read More »

Spotlighting Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala

Spotlighting Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala

Meet Dr. Claudia Paz y Paz Bailey - Guatemala’s first female Attorney General. She is a respected criminal law specialist and… Read More »

Spotlighting Prisoner XX, Iran

Spotlighting Prisoner XX, Iran

Meet Prisoner XX.  Prisoner XX represents the nine women who recently held a hunger strike in Tehran’s notorious Evin Prison…. Read More »

Activist spotlight: Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah

Activist spotlight: Dr. Wilhelmina Jallah

UPDATE: Dr. Jallah is no longer at JFK Hospital in Monrovia – she works full time with the organization she… Read More »

Activist Spotlight: Mae Azango, Liberia

Activist Spotlight: Mae Azango, Liberia

“I want to spend my ink on ordinary people,” Mae Azango told us during our “Women Forging Peace” Delegation in… Read More »

Activist Spotlight: Poet Patricia Jabbeh Wesley, Liberia

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Activist Spotlight: Patricia Jabbeh Wesley

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Watch Yanar Mohammed talk about her work.

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Watch a clip of Ma Pu Sein from the Nobel Women’s Initiative film, “This Is My Witness”

It’s not just about hope and ideas. It’s about action.

Shirin Ebadi