Her period almost ended her education. Today Gladys Muthara equips teen girls in Kenya with knowledge and confidence so menstruation won't ever stop them from achieving their potential.
World Pulse Global Issues is a window into today's biggest challenges that women of our online community are speaking out about worldwide. Find hand-picked highlights from the diverse voices in our global community and reports on the collective impact of World Pulse members.
A year following Nepal's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake, communities are facing ongoing environmental threats and shortages of basic necessities. Journalist Stella Paul traveled to some of the hardest-hit regions and discovered that women are at the center of developing solutions.
When Mariama Kandeh was a young girl, she never questioned her parents or culture. But when she began to think more about female genital mutilation, she made up her mind: It was time to speak out against harmful traditional practices.
Her community turned against her when she had a child out of wedlock as a teenager. But Marie-Claire Kuja has found strength in her own voice and is now transforming her homeland of Cameroon for the better.
In the wake of the recent murder of Honduran activist and Goldman Environmental Prize winner Berta Cáceres, World Pulse community member Beverly Bell pays tribute to her friend's social justice legacy.
The voices of African American women are key to resolving gaping maternal health disparities in the United States. Their voices are at the center of a new documentary by Italian filmmaker Paolo Patruno.