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.
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.
Nigerians with disabilities face steep challenges to participate in elections. Emmanuella Akinola is working to change that. My fear was not the violence, but the exclusion. The stampeding at polling booths, misuse of…
Madeleine Bwenge has worked all her life to preserve and protect the environment in a country rich in natural resources but mired in conflict. She empowers women to participate in the environmental decisions that affect their lives.
On June 17, Saudi women have chosen to collectively take the wheel despite a nation-wide ban against female drivers. According to World Pulse correspondent Farona , the collective action couldn't come soon enough.
Having spent her girlhood in long lines at the water pump, Zambian Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Dando Mweetwa , knows first hand what must be done in a country where only 58% of the population has access to drinkable water.
With peace talks beginning between Israeli and Palestinian leaders this week, the world is looking for signs of hope in the Middle East. From a ship in the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, Mairead Maguire stresses the role for nonviolent activism.
The strength of Anab Mohamed’s forward thinking female relatives inspired her to make the most of her education. Now she carries that legacy forward through her own outspoken advocacy for girls in her community.