In the News

Compensation Marriages remain in Pakistan's northwest
May 06

The practice of "swara"—giving away women as punishment for their families—remains an option for settling village disputes in tribal areas.

VVGROW Fellow tapped for trade negotiations with Nigeria
May 02

Congratulations to VVGROW fellow Jillian Usagi for being selected by President Uhuru Kenyatta to be one of 10 business leaders spearheading trade negotiations with Nigeria.

Dreaming in India
Apr 28

It’s hard to convince India’s roughly 600 million women to expect greater freedom and empowerment unless they see examples of it.

Celebrating Girls and ICT: The Great Equalizer in Global Development
Apr 24
Working for Women
Apr 22

Vital Voices Co-Founder and Chair Emeritus Melanne Verveer in The Washington Post's "On Leadership" series.

The Lotus of SoHo Comes Home
Apr 21

Former Global Ambassador mentee Mo Hom takes her successful clothing boutique out of NYC's SoHo and back to her home country of Myanmar.  

Holly Smith, Author of Walking Prey and Sex Trafficking Survivor, Shares Advice and Her Story
Apr 11
Mar 27
Memories of Mexico
Mar 25
On Mentoring | Milagro Lopez Sanabria
Mar 21
On Mentoring | Hema Vallabh
Mar 19
Ending all Violence Against Women Worldwide
Mar 18
Global Ambassadors Program: Mexico Days 4-5
Mar 11
45 Cities Walk to Empower Women
Mar 10

Vital Voices' Global Mentoring Walks united women in 30 countries including actress Sally Field to celebrate women's leadership and support young professionals.

On Mentoring | Ana Cristina Lopez & Diana Figueroa
Mar 07