Nigeria Female Genital Mutilation Outlawed

"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

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International Day of the Woman

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

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International Day of the Woman March 8, 2018

#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

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Kilimanjaro initiative update…..

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

By | 2018-06-12T16:53:59+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Feedback, In the news, Uncategorized|0 Comments

From where I stand: “We thought gender was only for educated people”

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

By | 2018-10-25T15:16:25+00:00 June 27th, 2017|In the news|0 Comments

Malawi finally outlaws child marriage

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

By | 2018-06-12T17:08:27+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|In the news|0 Comments

Nigeria Female Genital Mutilation Outlawed

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

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