As a third wave of COVID-19 reaches South Africa and nationwide protests escalate following the sentencing of former president Jacob Zuma, Laa'iqah SeedSower speaks of the devastation that has engulfed her homeland in what is being called the worst violence the country has seen since 1994.
Elizabeth Francis sees a striking contrast between the Caribbean’s idyllic island life and rising rates of gender-based violence. She dreams of creating a healing space to give survivors a fresh start.
When her long-term boyfriend released an intimate recording, Olimpia thought her life was over. Then, she and a group of women activists joined together to pass a law to protect women from digital violence.
In 2019, we launched the first-ever World Pulse Spirit Awards to a wave of celebration and sisterhood. It was so well-loved by all of you in our global community that we decided to celebrate it every year!
On 13 October, eight World Pulse Digital Ambassadors shared their work to support and empower girls during a special #TrainingTuesday event for Day of the Girl 2020. Thank you to all who joined us for an enriching interactive celebration!