Growing up, “we” was a word I was taught to use much more often than “me”. I was raised in an environment where a strong emphasis was placed on my family and my community, and social justice and civic engagement define who I am.
This Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating the power of mothers, grandmothers, sisters and women worldwide. In our work, we’ve seen that when moms are empowered, they can transform families, communities, and even generations – they have a unique power to inspire us and make a difference.
This Women’s History Month we were proud to launch The Full Participation Report and noceilings.org to share data on the status of women and girls over the last 20 years.
Ana Veronica Ojeda Quispe is a 25-year-old entrepreneur living in the Isla Pata Yanaoco, in the state of Puno, Peru.
Wazia Chawala is a lead farmer and demonstration plot owner in the Kililo district of the Iringa region of Tanzania. As a single mother of 7 children, Wazia relies on her agricultural produce to feed her family and as her primary source of income.