Uterine Prolapse Epidemic among Nepalese Women

Without access to necessary reproductive and maternal health services, approximately 1.4 million women in Nepal suffer from uterine prolapse. These women not only suffer physically from this painful and debilitating …

Amanda LubitUterine Prolapse Epidemic among Nepalese Women

Sex Ed Comes to Pakistani Girls

On the heels of a recent UNESCO initiative to improve access to and quality of girls’ education, a new program run by the Village Shadabad Organisation is bringing sex education …

Alex LeedomSex Ed Comes to Pakistani Girls

Libyan Decree Promotes Gender Segregation and Veiled Teachers

A new decree petitioned by Libya’s Grand Mufti, the country’s highest religious authority, suggests forced gender separation in schools and requires all female teachers to wear a veil when teaching …

Rachel PozivenecLibyan Decree Promotes Gender Segregation and Veiled Teachers

Child Abduction in China Feeds the Adoption Industry

Upon the news that the Chinese government has rescued 92 children from a kidnapping ring, there has been renewed international attention to the rise in human trafficking throughout China over the …

Amanda LubitChild Abduction in China Feeds the Adoption Industry

IKEA Foundation Provides Funding for India’s Women and Children

The IKEA Foundation contributed €60 million to UNICEF’s development programs in India earlier this month. The generous donation will provide quality health and education services to millions of underprivileged children and women. …

Rachel PozivenecIKEA Foundation Provides Funding for India’s Women and Children

In Gaza, Hamas Separates Classes By Gender

Hamas, the Islamic group that governs the Palestianian territory in Gaza, passed a new educational law that mandates separate classes for boys and girls over the age of 9 and …

Alice FormwaltIn Gaza, Hamas Separates Classes By Gender

Share of the Week!

A Kalash tribe woman from Pakistan sports a traditional headdress Share of the Week is open content stuff so great and awesome that we can’t keep it to ourselves. Creative Commons Love: …

Alice FormwaltShare of the Week!

Teach at Honduras’ Leadership Center

If you want to volunteer and teach poor students in Honduras, here is an excellent opportunity: the Leadership Center (LC) invites applications for teachers who will be responsible for teaching …

Mantra RoyTeach at Honduras’ Leadership Center

TechWomen: Where Business and Technology Meet Innovation

TechWomen is a program designed to empower the next generation of women and girls by providing access to opportunities that support a career in technology. Emerging women leaders in technology sectors …

Alice FormwaltTechWomen: Where Business and Technology Meet Innovation