"More than 130 million girls and women have experienced female genital mutilation or cutting ..." Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law. This was one of the last acts by
In Gratitude, Hope and Mindfulness International Day of the Woman is a time to appreciate all of the battles won by our mothers and grandmothers. Our right to vote, have a voice in our government, equal opportunity for education, be leaders at home, at work and in society. As we consider the "me too" movement
#MeToo for all women 2018 has been a year where women have found their voices and stood against abuse and harassment in the US and Canada. However there are millions of women and girls that we need to consider we we think of #MeToo and make sure we are raising our voices not just for
A race to the top Women Helping Women received a letter of "Thank You" from the Kilimanjaro Initiative (below) . Once again ladies, your donation is making a positive difference in the world. Dear Women Helping Women, I wish to thank all of you at Women Helping Women for your much appreciated donation
Modesta Mujawariya is a co-founder of a small farmer’s cooperative in Rwanda. Although she had twelve plots of land, she didn’t know the exact size of her land and how to estimate yields. The Buy from Women platform connected her to markets and information through mobile technology. One of her biggest surprises was learning about
But it's still legal in Bangladesh, Tanzania, and New York City. It’s finally happened — Malawi has officially outlawed child marriage. Previously, children as young as 15 could marry with parental consent. Now, it will be illegal to marry if you are under 18. It’s been a long time coming. After years of campaigning, Parliament
Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child, but this one might be my favorite. In a country that historically favors the birth of a son, Piplantri village in India has created a new tradition that not only celebrates the birth of a daughter, but also benefits the community and the planet.
By Kimerley Richards "More than 130 million girls and women have experienced female genital mutilation or cutting ..." Nigeria made history by outlawing female genital mutilation. The ban falls under the Violence Against Persons (Prohibition) Act 2015 that was passed in Senate on May 5 and recently enacted into law.This was one of the last