In the 1300 tent cities scattered across post-earthquake Haiti, young girls are coming of age amidst threats of sexual violence, rampant disease, and makeshift living conditions. Photographer Nadia Todres visited the camps of Port-au-Prince to document the precarious lives of girls on the ground.
In one of the world’s worst regions to be a woman, radio personality Chouchou Namegabe is inspiring a revolution of strength and healing. She speaks with local World Pulse correspondent BlueSky on what it will take for women to break the silence on Congo's rape epidemic.
When I took my first tentative steps to start this publication, I had a hunch that something huge was going on globally with women. Now, two years later, I am convinced that there is a potent and sophisticated global…
During her confirmation hearings, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of prioritizing women and girls, who are at the greatest risk of being poor, and make up nearly 70% of the world’s hungry.
In the wake of Uganda’s recent anti-homosexuality legislation, World Pulse correspondent and gay-rights activist Gertrude Pswarayi breaks down Africa's long history of homophobic legislation—and explains what can be done about it.
Zimbabwean writer Fungai Machirori makes the case that gender development isn't just for the poor. She challenges new UN Women executive director Michelle Bachelet to support leadership opportunities for women at all income levels.
For generations, women coffee workers have been treated like second-class citizens. Today, they are taking on leadership roles in every sector of the industry. It’s not only creating better coffee—it’s also dramatically improving growers’ lives.