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India, Thank You for Re-energizing Me!

In front of me stands a woman in a blue saree. She is sharing her experiences as a female farmer in rural Tamil Nadu, India. We have gathered under a couple of trees to shield ourselves from the broiling sun and while we are talking, the

Activism in Indonesia: a movement for change

It has been a couple of weeks since I got back home from an intense week in Indonesia. With our project Let’s Talk Equality, my project partner Anna and I visited several organizations and doctors in the suburbs of Jakarta and Bali. The objective of the trip

How Music and Theatre are Educating Young People in Uganda

Last Wednesday (March 8) marked International Women’s Day. The energy and effort within the women’s rights movement has clearly not slowed down from 2016. Events like the Women’s March on Washington (and the ripple effect that that has caused worldwide) as well as the consequent A Day Without

What’s the ‘Global Gag Rule’ & What Does it Mean for Women?

Two days after the Women’s March, the new president of the Unites States signed an executive order reinstating the Mexico City Policy, popularly known as the “Global Gag Rule”. The moment was captured in an emblematic photo: Donald Trump – surrounded by men – signing an

The Truth About Adolescent Boys

What do we know about boys? A new publication by Promundo and UNFPA highlights the importance of engaging young men in gender equality and in sexual and reproductive health and rights. Promundo and UNFPA launched a new report today, Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them

Women and Children at the Center of Development

On Tuesday, as part of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, the UN Secretary-General hosted a high level event titled “Saving Lives, Protecting Futures” at the United Nations and launched the Progress Report on his Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s

Steering the Post-2015 Agenda in Uganda: Putting Youth Behind the Wheel

The theme of the recent International AIDS Conference held in Melbourne, Australia was “Stepping Up the Pace” – referring to the need to energize and revitalize global efforts to increase investments, collaborative research, and political commitment to bring an end to the epidemic. The conference

#JoinTheDissent: America Has ‘Ventured Into A Minefield’

I am so angry about the recent Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) decision I don’t know where to begin. I had to wait a few days to write a post about the ruling in order to let the reality of it all

What we should talk about when talking about family planning

Today is World Population Day and Global Family Planning Day and around the world family planning is being discussed and highlighted as a top priority for development. Global organizations and campaigns, like the UN Foundation’s Every Woman Every Child, expresses that family planning is the

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