Nearly 40 years ago, women in the Kenyan countryside reported a troubling phenomenon: their streams were drying up, their crops were failing, and they were being forced to travel farther and farther away from their villages to gather wood for fuel, building and fencing. Deforestation, in short, was threatening their livelihoods.Read More about Why African Environmentalism Needs Women at the Helm
Violence against women and girls is an epidemic of global proportions. Transcending geographic borders, economic and social class, religion and ethnicity, violence impacts women of all ages, in all communities around the world.Read More about Addressing Violence Against Women and Girls
Women’s history month is an important opportunity to reflect on the many contributions of women – past, present, and future – to strengthen communities, build opportunities, and improve our world.
With its unique ability to open economic doors, enhance health outcomes, and breakdown social barriers, education is one of the most powerful tools we have to empower women and lift up entire communities.Read More about The Continuing CHARGE for Girls' Education
On Human Rights Day, No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project joins the United Nations in calling for “365 Days of Human Rights” to promote peace, human rights, and inclusive security every day of the year.Read More about Human Rights Day: Women, Peace, and Security