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Women Communicating for Social Change is Way of Life

by Brittany Lane and Nükhet Kardam – USA – Entrepreneurship, or the process of starting a business or organization, has long been essential for healthy and […]

Business & Economy, Entrepreneurship, Feature Articles, Feminism, Social Change, The World, Women in Leadership

Socio-Political Realities in Iraq and the Middle East

by Miaad A. Hassan –Iraq/USA– السياسة عاهرة, a good colleague of mine says, asking me not to waste my time in politics and to return to […]

Feature Articles, Iraq, Middle East, Politics & Democracy, Women in Leadership

“No Justice? No Peace!” The Women Absent from Colombia’s Peace Talks

by Moira Birss –Colombia– “No Justice? No Peace!” Never has this chant, which I have heard so often at anti-war rallies, felt so real to me […]

Activism, Colombia, Feature Articles, The World, Violence Against Women, War & Conflict, Women in Leadership

As Catholic as the Pope But Not Allowed to Lead

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– On March 13, 2013 Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Maria Bergoglio, 76, was elected by the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church to […]

Christianity, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, Religion, Women in Leadership, Women's Rights

Zubeida Mustafa: Visionary, Pioneer, and Trailblazer for Women in Leadership

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor Post last week’s gains for women in the United States Senate and record numbers of women running for seats in Congress […]

Feature Articles, Media, Pakistan, Social Change, The WIP Editorial, The World, Women in Leadership, Women's Empowerment

Lilian Mogiti Nyandoro, Anti-FGM Crusader, Liberates Maasai Women and Girls

by Joyce J. Wangui -Kenya- Though the name Lilian Mogiti Nyandoro may not mean much to those in Nairobi where she is based, in a small […]

Feature Articles, FGM, Human Rights, Kenya, Nairobi, NGO's, Politics & Democracy, Women in Leadership, Women's Empowerment

Interview with Nobel Laureate Tawakkol Karman: President Saleh Must Stand Trial

by Wojoud Mejalli –Yemen– I met with the Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman in Oslo during the Nobel Peace Ceremony on December 10, 2011. […]

Activism, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, The World, Uprisings, Women in Leadership, Women's Rights, Yemen

Filmmaker Amy Glazer on the New Economics of Marriage and Seducing Charlie Barker

by Jessica Mosby –USA– Charlie Barker is a guy who has it all – almost. He has a beautiful successful wife, a large New York City […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Gender Equality, Marriage, Women in Leadership

Women Leaders: Africa’s Available Yet Underutilized Resource

by Susan Enuogbope Majekodunmi –USA– My maternal grandfather’s mantra was, “Educate a woman, and you feed and educate her family.” He educated his daughters when Nigerian […]

Africa, Development, Feature Articles, Nigeria, South Africa, Teaching & Learning, Women in Leadership

Bothaina Kamel: Revolutionary, Defender of Social Justice, and Egypt’s First Female Nominee

by Manar Ammar –Egypt– In a sea of local press coverage and media appearances of presidential nominees for Egypt’s upcoming election, Bothaina Kamel’s name is left […]

Egypt, Elections, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Media, Politics & Democracy, Uprisings, Women in Leadership

Young Women Launch Afghanistan’s First Anti-Street Harassment Campaign

by Holly Kearl –USA– Carrying banners and signs with messages like, “We will not tolerate harassment,” “Islam forbids men from insulting women,” and “I have the […]

Afghanistan, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Street Harassment, Women in Leadership

Why Christine Lagarde Is the Right Person to Lead the IMF

by Moyara deMoraes Ruehsen –USA– UPDATE: Yesterday, the IMF’s board blocked Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer from the race for the top IMF job. -Ed. […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, France, Women in Leadership