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July 21, 2016

I ran my marketing company myself. I developed goods which are useful to customers and proposed focusing the sales floor on items that hadn’t gotten much attention despite being wonderful, high-quality items. But by the late 1990s, the Japanese economy was suffering: we were struggling with deflation and wages were dropping, among other things.  As a result, we were only able to sell inexpensive goods as our clients increasingly demanded such products. Read More


July 19, 2016

May's New Cabinet, Olympic Glory and more... Read More


July 13, 2016   /  By Sarah Wentz, Human Rights

In late June the Vital Voices Human Rights team headed to Bogotá—Colombia’s sprawling, high-altitude capital city of about 8 million—for our sixth Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence. Led by Vital Voices with assistance from the Avon Foundation for Women, the three-day Justice Institute focused on the creation of a holistic and victim-centered response to domestic violence and sexual assault in Bogotá. Read More

#FlashBackFriday: Check out how @panmelacastro got her start as a grafiti artist to combat #VAW: https://t.co/Wsmzq7lZF2

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