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Chinese Legal System: Better Than You Think Regarding Human Rights

by D-L Nelson – France – Anyone who says one person can’t make a difference never met Karen Tse. She looks like a college student, but […]

China, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, The World

Religious Authorities in Dubai Authorize New Means of Divorce

by Suad Hamada – Bahrain – What could be more demeaning to women than allowing men to divorce their spouses by sending text messages from their […]

Feature Articles, Marriage, Religion, Saudi Arabia, Technology

Beyond Borders:”the interconnectedness of all of our lives”

by Katharine Daniels Founder and Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – A colleague of mine in radio news congratulated us this week, saying that The […]

Activism, Feature Articles, Media, Technology, The WIP Editorial, The World

Freedom of Information, a Trademark for a Democratic Society

by Glory Mushinge – Zambia – The procrastination of government over the enactment of the Freedom of Information Bill (FOIB), which gives the public and journalists […]

Africa, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Laws & Legislation, Media, Politics & Democracy, Zambia

Profile of Dr. Asha-Rose Migiro

by Esther Nakkazi – Uganda – Upon taking office in January, Ban Ki-Moon, the new UN Secretary General, announced that he would appoint a woman as […]

Africa, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, Tanzania, United Nations, Women in Leadership

Seeds of Change

by Sarah McGowan Features & Photo Editor, The WIP – USA – I don’t believe in accidents; I think that everything happens for a reason. So […]

Feature Articles, Social Justice, The WIP Editorial

Karamoja Now More Insecure than Northern Uganda, Part II

by Halima Abdallah Kisule – Kampala, Uganda – Kenya, however, may not be a safe haven for the warriors as a similar disarmament exercise is taking […]

Africa, Corruption, Disarmament, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, Uganda

Zimbabwe’s Homemakers Make Political Waves

by Sharon Njobo – Zimbabwe – Sibongile Ncube wakes up earlier than usual today. She has a busy day ahead of her. This 35 year-old mother […]

Activism, Africa, Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Poverty, Social Justice, Women Activists, Zimbabwe

To Do Better

by Katharine Daniels Founder and Executive Editor -USA- Today is not only a celebration of International Women’s Day, but for us it is also a celebration […]

Feature Articles, Gender Equality, Media, The WIP Editorial, Women's Empowerment