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Jan 03 from Mauritius
MAURITIUS: There is More Light Than Darkness in This World
After leaving an abusive relationship, Lukshana Gopaul discovered the power of gratitude.
Dec 14, 2017
US: I Am Unsilencing Myself
Initially hesitant to share her #MeToo story, Ali Weeks speaks out to reclaim the upper hand.
Dec 06, 2017 from India
INDIA: Let Us Address the "Elefant in the Room"
Aparna Gopan reflects on a culture that teaches double standards, silence, andshame.
Nov 30, 2017 from Zambia
ZAMBIA: I Survived and Now I’m Helping Others
A survivor of sexual abuse and HIV, Musenge Musomali gives thanks to the organization that saved her life and inspired her to start her own foundation.
Oct 20, 2017 from Canada
CANADA: I Brought a Lawsuit Against the National Police Force and Won
As an officer in the Royal Canadian Mounted Police force, Janet Merlo faced relentless sexual harassment. She spoke out — and became the face of a landmark class action suit against the force.
Sep 27, 2017 from Nigeria
NIGERIA: Performing Arts Gave Me The Confidence to Fight Back
Mary Ero credits the self-esteem she gained in dance and drama programs with giving her the courage she needed to escape an attacker.
Aug 24, 2017 from Peru
PERU: Feminists Are Brewing Something Big
Enmita Marínis witnessing a shift in Peru as hashtag activism grows into an unstoppable, public movement.
Jul 27, 2017 from Zimbabwe
ZIMBABWE: Online Abuse Ruined My Life
After photoshopped images of her went viral, Rutendo's life was turned upside down. Today, she has an action plan to put an end to cyber violence.
Jun 08, 2017 from India
INDIA: When Art Transcends Pain
As a child, Insia Dariwala relied on her imagination to cope with sexual abuse. Today, her imagination is shining a lightfor others.
Cecille Pauline YLLANG Sanglap Montenegro
May 30, 2017 from Philippines
PHILIPPINES: Pursuing College at 35
After a decade as a migrant worker, Cecille returns home to the Philippines and uncovers her true calling.
Apr 20, 2017 from India
INDIA: The Fearless Girl of Delhi
The popular statue in New York reminds ElsaMarie D'Silva of a real life Fearless Girl who used art to stand up to harassment.
Apr 11, 2017 from Bangladesh
BANGLADESH: If You See a Woman Being Harassed and Do Nothing You Are Part of the Problem
Street harassment thrives on public silence. Anjali Sarker calls on all of us to take a stand.
Mar 23, 2017 from Nigeria
NIGERIA: I Stood Up to My Father’s Tyranny
A moment of courage led to a lifelong commitment to speak out for women and girls.
Mar 09, 2017 from Ghana
GHANA: Girls Need to Know What a Good Marriage Looks Like
Through education, Sophia Atadana helps girls escape cycles of abuse.
Clodine Mbuli Shei
Jan 18, 2017 from Cameroon
CAMEROON: Free Our Sisters From Forced Marriage
As she watched a friend struggle to survive a nightmaremarriage, Clodine knew she had to do everything she could to help.
Jan 12, 2017 from Sierra Leone
SIERRA LEONE: My Education Is My Weapon Against My Rapists
After a group of men attempted to silence her through rape, Mama Africa vowed to raise her voice even louder.
Jan 03, 2017 from Trinidad and Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: How a Hashtag Is Changing the Conversation on Sexual Violence
Denisha Ramdhan is fed up with violence against women. Now,thanks to a social media movement, she knows she is not the only one.
Nov 29, 2016 from Canada
CANADA: Coming Out to My Global Sisters
Speaking openly about her lesbian identity strengthens Tamarack Verrall's activism for women's rights worldwide.
Oct 28, 2016 from Kenya
KENYA: I Escaped but Other Girls Didn’t
Maureen Bii watched girls in her village disappear to forced marriage and female genital mutilation. Now she works to end these practices for good.
Oct 13, 2016 from United States
US/INDIA: I Could Have Been an Honor Killing Statistic
Attacked by her own father for having a male friend, Rupande speaks out against honor crimes.
Dr. Shruti kapoor
Oct 06, 2016 from India
GLOBAL: Why Women Are Missing the Bus (and Train and Taxi)
In recent years, women-only transportation options have emerged to serve women tired of being harassed on their way to work. But Dr. Shruti Kapoor asks, why can’t our public transportation systems keep women safe?
Sherna Alexander Benjamin
Sep 27, 2016 from Trinidad and Tobago
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO: On the Front Lines of a National Crisis
It’sSherna’sjob to respond to cases of violence against women in her community. Some days are harder than others.
Tricia-Anne Y. Morris
Sep 15, 2016 from Jamaica
JAMAICA: After an Abusive Marriage, a Second Chance at Life
Tricia-Anne Y. Morris left an abusive relationship behind. Now she shares her story to help others heal.
Sep 08, 2016 from Peru
PERU: Among Thousands of Voices, My Voice Grows Stronger
Enmita Marin reports back from a historic march against gender-based violence in Peru.
Aug 31, 2016 from United States
US: When Our Abusers’ Lives Matter More than Our Own
Recent rape cases on college campuses are rehashing the same old victim blaming messages. It’s time for a new narrative.
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