A former victim of human trafficking, today Myrna Padilla is using her success in the IT industry to create an online network of support connecting women and girls who might otherwise fall through the cracks.
When Dulce Marlene Contreras started her organization with seven of her friends, she had just one thing on her mind: helping the women in her rural corner of Honduras protect themselves from domestic violence.
Returning to the country she was raised in to respond to the aftermath of Haiti’s January 12th earthquake, journalist Anne-christine D’adesky finds that amidst the rubble women leaders are poised to take charge.
Ever since the news broke for us late on the evening of December 28 with the e-mail headline, "RIOTS" from our new Kenyan correspondent, we have been closely, and painfully, following Kenya's plunge into post-election…
Working to help young women access higher education in Cambodia gave American social entrepreneur Alan Lightman insight to some of the struggles women face around the world, and the role that men can play in bringing change.
"I hope that someday, the family—so highly esteemed in our social structures—will protect women and young girls, and stop apologizing for men when they have wronged women." —Lilian Lindani Mwaita Cirambadare