Post Tagged with: "poverty"

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

Uganda-Based Non-Profit Aiming To Teach 1 Million Girls About Women’s Health, Sexual Violence & Careers

In 2015, the United Nations released a set of targets called the Sustainable Development Goals, signed by a number of countries around the world, with the aim at eradicating poverty […]

September 6, 2017 ×
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The Avon Ladies Of Renewable Energy – Solar Sister Bringing Light & Jobs To African Women

Renewable energy is a topic of major concern globally today, especially in light of climate change policies and the knowledge of human impact on our environment. One of the most […]

August 24, 2017 ×
Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

May 22, 2017 ×
‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

‘The Women Of The Rose’ Author On Why Poverty Shouldn’t Prevent Breast Cancer Treatment

Many of us know someone whose life has been affected by breast cancer. Some of us may have gone through it ourselves. Cancer is the disease that knows no religious, […]

November 18, 2016 ×
YWCA Teams Up With Planned Parenthood To Change The Lives Of Underserved Women

YWCA Teams Up With Planned Parenthood To Change The Lives Of Underserved Women

We have just endured one of the most divisive, agonizing and, at times, heartbreaking elections in modern US history. Let’s be honest, we ALL felt it! The reason we as […]

November 17, 2016 ×
Canadian Band Van Halst Waxes Lyrical On Feminism, Religion, & Rape Culture On Debut Album ‘World Of Make Believe’

Canadian Band Van Halst Waxes Lyrical On Feminism, Religion, & Rape Culture On Debut Album ‘World Of Make Believe’

You’ll never find an article about artists feuding on Twitter on our site, but you WILL find interviews about musicians who know how to use their platform to raise their […]

April 21, 2016 ×
Prince Harry, In His Most Feminist Moment To Date, Gave A Rousing Speech Championing Gender Equality

Prince Harry, In His Most Feminist Moment To Date, Gave A Rousing Speech Championing Gender Equality

When it comes to articles about the British Royal family, an overwhelming amount are about Princess Katherine Middleton as she has become a fashion obsession for people around the globe […]

April 20, 2016 ×
This Clothing Brand Employs Former Inmates From The Largest Women’s Prison In The US

This Clothing Brand Employs Former Inmates From The Largest Women’s Prison In The US

Here are some sobering truths about America, the so-called “greatest nation on earth”. Apart from the well-known fact that we are the most heavily armed country in the world, and […]

January 22, 2016 ×
Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

A new empowerment initiative in Pakistan is set to help women and children escape a life of poverty and create role models to inspire them to know what they are […]

January 18, 2016 ×
This Former Child Bride Escaped Poverty & Stigma To Become A National Wrestling Champ

This Former Child Bride Escaped Poverty & Stigma To Become A National Wrestling Champ

When we hear stories out of India, they are often the kind featuring some kind of gender violence, oppression and inequality, especially in relation to women and children. Granted, there […]

December 11, 2015 ×
Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

When you think of your childhood, images of playing in the sun, freedom, toys, school and friends often get conjured. But imagine if you grew up in a part of […]

April 16, 2015 ×
Melinda Gates Says She Would Trade Her Billions To Empower Women Any Day

Melinda Gates Says She Would Trade Her Billions To Empower Women Any Day

It’s not often you hear millionaires talk like this, let alone billionaires. Would all those super rich rappers give up the Cristal and expensive cars and clothes in order for […]

March 5, 2015 ×
President Obama Urges Young African Leaders To Empower More Women

President Obama Urges Young African Leaders To Empower More Women

President Obama is once again stepping up for women’s rights, this time on a global scale. The first US president with African heritage (half Kenyan) this week spoke to a […]

July 30, 2014 ×
The Projects To PhD: The 1st Black Woman Set To Enter The US Senate From The South

The Projects To PhD: The 1st Black Woman Set To Enter The US Senate From The South

This year all around America, many men and women are running to get elected to the US Senate. We were lucky enough to talk to one of the female candidates […]

April 24, 2014 ×
The 1st Female President Chosen To Lead African Nation Out Of Poverty

The 1st Female President Chosen To Lead African Nation Out Of Poverty

The Central African Republic is a country in a midst of a civil war. Christians and Muslims are ferociously attacking each other, and they are on the brink of a […]

January 24, 2014 ×