1. UNICEF Launches new initiative to End Violence Against Children – Join the Movement!
    UNICEF Launches new initiative to End Violence Against Children – Join the Movement!

    Today, UNICEF launched a new global initiative to call for an end to violence against children. The tagline of the…

  2. Pledge to End Violence Against Women
    Pledge to End Violence Against Women

    I was an intern with Maitri India in New Delhi, India for 6 months in the fall of 2011. I…

  3. Can Online Videos Change the World?
    Can Online Videos Change the World?

    Women and girls around the world are increasingly raising their voices online in an effort to enhance women’s rights.  This…

  4. Catapult + Chime For Change: Accelerating progress for women and girls
    Catapult + Chime For Change: Accelerating progress for women and girls

    Catapult was launched on the first International Day of the Girl Child, on October 11, 2012, as a crowdfunding platform…

  5. Girls like Wadjda on Bicycles!
    Girls like Wadjda on Bicycles!

    In Saudi Arabia in the blistering heat on April 1st, 2013, something remarkable happened for the first time in history:…

  6. Sam’s Story:  How One Woman’s Journey to Islam Holds an Important Lesson for Us All
    Sam’s Story: How One Woman’s Journey to Islam Holds an Important Lesson for Us All

    Meet Sam. A young, Canadian woman constantly surrounded by friends, working toward a university degree in psychology. Sounds like a…