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March 17, 2015   /  By Linda Mafu and Feven Haddis

Mentor Linda Mafu and mentee Feven Haddis, both public health experts, share reflections on a site visit to Themba Lethu, a Right to Care HIV/AIDS clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. Read More


March 13, 2015

If you were moved by the film and feel inspired to act, we hope you will join Jill Iscol, Caren Turner and others by contributing to the India's Daughter campaign Read More


March 12, 2015   /  By Antonia Stafford Ashton

"An energising, inspiring and paradigm shifting immersion in the remarkable and humbling power of tenacious, feisty women who have overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles that go way beyond the realms of just an experience. What a privilege this is. This is such a two-way mentoring engagement." Read More


March 11, 2015

The Global Ambassadors Program is off to a great start in Johannesburg, South Africa, and mentors and mentees have settled into a rhythm of one-to-one goal-setting sessions in between intensive trainings in strategic planning and communications with global experts. Read More


March 06, 2015   /  By Zoë Dean-Smith, Senior Director, Global Programs

The Global Ambassadors Program heads to Johannesburg, South Africa, March 9-13, for a week-long mentoring exchange with 10 women leaders from the private sector and NGO communities and 10 mentees — from Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda — actively working in businesses, social enterprises or clinics which focus on fighting HIV/AIDS, or provide economic opportunities to those living with HIV/AIDS.  Read More


March 06, 2015   /  By Cindy Dyer, VP of Human Rights, Vital Voices

This Monday, March 9, Vital Voices Global Partnership and Plan International, along with Leslee Udwin, Freida Pinto and Meryl Streep, will present the U.S. premiere of India’s Daughter. Read More


February 25, 2015

On March 8th, join us and thousands of women in the Vital Voices Global Leadership Network to celebrate International Women’s Day with our signature event—the  Global Mentoring Walk. Read More


February 19, 2015   /  By Caroline Lentupuru, 2014 VV Lead Fellow

My approach to ending gender-based violence is unique in that it is grass roots. The model is based on the development of peer support systems.  Read More


February 12, 2015   /  By Kirthi Jayakumar, 2015 VVLead Fellow

When I learned that a close friend had gone through FGM, I decided to dedicate my life to fighting the practice and changing its perception as an acceptable cultural norm. Read More


February 05, 2015   /  By Andrea Romero, Project Coordinator, Marcela Loaiza Foundation

Many judges within the South American justice system do not understand that the “perfect victim” does not exist.    Read More



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