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UK Government Makes ‘Wrong Cuts in Wrong Places’

The British government has dramatically cut funding for community colleges. This action has a huge impact on England’s arts, a large slice of the economy. On […]

Arts & Culture, Teaching & Learning, The WIP Talk, United Kingdom

Entrepreneurship Opportunities Help Youth in Kenyan Slums Succeed

Each year in Kenya, many youth migrate to cities like Nairobi, Kisumu, and Mombasa from rural settlements in search of “the urban dream.” Employment opportunities, electricity […]

Children's Rights, Employment, Entrepreneurship, Kenya, Teaching & Learning, The WIP Talk

Child Trafficking or Pure Quest for Knowledge in Pakistan?

by Zofeen T. Ebrahim –Pakistan– Horrified, as Pakistan television channels inundate us with minute-by-minute news of the recovery of over two dozen girls from a one-bedroom […]

Children's Rights, Feature Articles, Human Trafficking, Pakistan, Teaching & Learning, The World

Clark Terry as Hero, Mentor, and Friend: Keep On Keepin’ On

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– I always thought that the most important thing was to play my horn. But later on I had a new dream, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Music, Teaching & Learning

Mobilizing Religious Leaders to Combat Violence against Women in Turkey

by Meltem Ağduk and Nükhet Kardam – Turkey – Violence against Women (VAW) is a violation of human rights rooted in inequality between women and men. […]

Feature Articles, Gender Equality, Human Rights, Islam, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, The World, Turkey, Violence Against Women, Women's Empowerment

Asexuality: A Minority in Need of Understanding

When I told my therapist “I think I’m asexual,” she told me it was my depression that made me feel that way. She informed me that […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Media, Sexuality, Teaching & Learning

Indigenous Interpreters Provide Missing Link for Natividad Medical Center Patients

by Kate Daniels Kurz, The WIP Director Natividad Medical Center, located in Salinas, California – the heart of California’s “Salad Bowl” – is one of the […]

Business & Economy, California, Employment, Feature Articles, Healthcare, Immigration, Indigenous Culture, Language, Mexico, Social Change, Teaching & Learning, United States

Language Discrimination in Pakistan Harms Women and Indigenous Culture

By Zubeida Mustafa –Pakistan– Asifa, 12, lives in Karachi, the port city in southern Pakistan. She is a child of the lesser gods. That means that […]

Feature Articles, Indigenous Culture, Language, Pakistan, Poverty, Teaching & Learning, The World

For Girls of Gangyap, Basketball Proves Life-Changing

by Chin Cabrido -Nepal- The young players’ hands are engraved with the names of celebrated Women’s National Basketball players. Though each displays a different champion, they […]

Feature Articles, India, Social Change, Sports, Teaching & Learning, The World, Women's Empowerment

Push the Envelope: The Lost Art of Letter Writing

by Tetyana Margolina –USA– Many years ago, when my sister and I were little girls, our dad introduced us to a family ritual, which he had […]

Arts & Culture, Communication, Feature Articles, Language, Media

Women Influence Surfing Culture: More Camaraderie and Fun

by Madison Salvati The WIP Summer Intern With the rise of women’s surfing in recent years, women no longer are shadowed by the male athletes who […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, Sexism, Sports, Women's Empowerment

Agastya Science Center: Education and Hope from a Fountain of Knowledge

by Urmila Chanam –India– An outstanding organization neither stands on concrete pillars nor on the vision of its founder alone. Most often it stands on the […]

Feature Articles, India, NGO's, Science & Technology, Teaching & Learning, Women's Empowerment