Spotlight
Spotlight

Meet Binalakshmi Nepram, India

Meet Binalakshmi Nepram, India

“Together, women of the third world, the first world, the middle world, this one globe, have to be united and… Read More »

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 »

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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