In the News

Be the First to Say No to FGM, Others Will Follow
Feb 06

As the world marks the day to mark International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation on February 6, 2014, Dr. Kakenya Ntaiya, a Vital Voices honoree, speaks out.

How a Financial Analyst from Indonesia Wound Up Being a Sex Slave in New York City
Jan 31
On Mentoring | Alyse Nelson
Jan 30
Lawmakers Pass Groundbreaking Constitution in Tunisia
Jan 28

Three years after the country's revolution, lawmakers in Tunisia passed a new constitution late Sunday night. 

Donna Langley, Chairwoman of Universal, Expands Her Portfolio
Jan 27

Donna Langley, a Global Ambassador with Vital Voices,  is expanding her duties — becoming perhaps the second most powerful woman in Hollywood.

Diane von Fürstenberg On Leadership In Philanthropy
Jan 17

Diane von Fürstenberg talks about how Vital Voices is empowering women to participate in the development of their community's economic and political futures.

On Leadership, Women and Humor
Jan 09
Crackdown in Cambodia
Jan 08

The Cambodian people remain strong and united in their desire to see their country move out of the shadow of the Khmer Rouge and into the light that is genuine democracy.

Kolkata Sanved: The fightback icon
Jan 06

Kolkata Sanved, an NGO in India that works with trafficked children and women, uses dance therapy to rehabilitate, empower, educate, and heal the survivors. 

In Domestic Violence, No Incident Is Too Minor
Dec 20

Vice President for Human Rights Cindy Dyer's op-ed in Women's eNews calls on governments worldwide to implement laws already on the books to end violence against women. 

SPARC | South Africa Training and Advocacy
Dec 12
16 Days of Activism | Cameroon: The Institute on the Investigation and Prosecution of Human Trafficking
Dec 10
Hitting the Ground Running: The Inaugural VVLead Fellowship Program South-South Exchange
Dec 10
16 Days of Activism | Protecting Roma women and Syrian refugees in Turkey