It only works when everyone plays
The International Center for Research on Women’s new study on male engagement to foster gender equity was officially launched in Washington D.C. mid-February.
The Report and Executive Summary are already accessible.
How do you empower people to change? When communities decide for themselves that the time is right to change.This is the beauty of the Tostan approach and of their programme in Senegal.
Taking control in adversity
“My name is Padma. I’m 21 years old and I live in a small village in Pali District, Rajasthan, India. My journey so far, notwithstanding my youth, has been filled with harsh realities – things I never expected could happen to me.”
Helena’s fruits of resilience
Discover the inspiring story of one of the champions of WFP’s school feeding programmes in Mozambique. We met her during a field mission and will never be able to forget her endurance, strength and courage.
Investing in women
A new report released today and produced in partnership with Cartier Philanthropy encourage entrepreneurs, impact investors and philanthropists to promote gender equality through social enterprise.
Congratulations, it’s a girl!
“You rarely hear those words in Kosovo”, says Merita. “Because girls and women don’t count that much. But things will change. I can feel it”. Merita lives in Begracë, in the municipality of Kačanik, in Kosovo.
International Women’s Day
On International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015, we’ll be celebrating extraordinary, inspiring women and girls who fight for a better life - for themselves, their families, their countries and ultimately our world.
“Grandmothers with healthy porridge”
As part of a programme to combat malnutrition via female entrepreneurship, infant flours are manufactured and then prepared and sold by women entrepreneurs in market kiosks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Saving to create a better future
Cartier Philanthropy has been invited by CARE to attend a meeting of Rosana, a Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA) at Carrefour, south of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince.
Helping women in war-torn Kosovo
Last October, we visited the Women for Women International (WfWI) programme in Kosovo which focuses on giving socially-excluded poor women access to knowledge and resources to help them build better lives.