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December 10, 2014   /  By Alvin Allgood, COO Vital Voices

Our recognition of these men is important to me because violence against women is a human rights issue — not a women's issue.  Read More


December 09, 2014   /  By Suaad Allami, Founder& Director Women for Progress Center, Sadr City

I felt compelled to help women, and I had the tools to do so, with my expertise in law, women’s issues and civil society development. In 2007, I founded Women for Progress in Sadr City.  Read More


December 08, 2014   /  By Elsa Marie D'Silva, Founder Safecity, India

I decided to launch an online platform, Safecity, where women could share their personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces.  Read More

Education, unemployment & #domesticviolence are top 3 concerns for #Afghan women via @Asia_Foundation http://t.co/dt2qPoUEX2 #AfghanSurvey

04:35 pm Dec 19th via Hootsuite

Gender-pay gap is not a number. It's many numbers. We cannot see it as one-dimensional via @atlantic http://t.co/vpas78Ztf6

01:45 pm Dec 19th via Hootsuite

RT @UN_Women "Women earn10-30% less than men in most countries. Infographic: #Beijing20 http://t.co/QzMPvhsaEN" http://t.co/ZyAfyfEYbp

12:17 pm Dec 19th via Hootsuite