Category: The WIP Editorial

September 11th: Reflecting on Why We Are Here

by Katharine Daniels and Alexandra Daniels The WIP Looking back we remember Felicia, our Brooklyn sister and loyal friend. The woman who always greeted you with a big smile and a sincere “Hi there sweet cheeks.” Every year, we put

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Refuse, Renew, and Precycle this World Oceans Day

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor June 8 is World Oceans Day – a growing global celebration of the big blue body of life that covers 71 percent of the earth’s surface. “The ocean makes life on Earth possible,” reads the

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Building Democracy, Not in Name Only

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor This commentary was originally published on Silent Heroes, Invisible Bridges and has been republished on The WIP under Creative Commons licenses. -Ed. Does the successful bin Laden mission prove that U.S. values as a nation

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This International Women’s Day, Choose Love

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor In preparation for this year’s centenary celebration, one that early reports indicate will be the largest International Women’s Day the world has ever seen, I thought a lot about my role in the movement. In

With Rights Come Responsibilities: Binalakshmi Nepram on Arms Control and Surviving Gun Violence in Manipur

by Katharine Daniels, Executive Editor This author profile is the first in a series of conversations between our executive editor and The WIP Contributors. Many women, like Binalakshmi, are successful agents of change in their communities and are leading powerful

Care for the Planet this Earth Day

by Jessica Simon, Intern, The WIP -USA- On Wednesday April 21st the Blessed Earth Foundation is presenting Hope for Creation, a live simulcast event for the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day. Wednesday’s event will reach all corners of the globe

Anne Firth Murray’s Paradigm Found: Global Recovery for the 21st Century

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP In advance of International Women’s Day, celebrated around the world on March 8, The WIP is reposting this interview from last March with Anne Firth Murray, founder of The Global Fund for Women

A Brave New World: Women as Architects of Peace

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor & Founder, The WIP This past weekend I was invited to keynote the Global Women’s Conference at CSU Fullerton. It was a great opportunity for me to reflect on the journey that we’ve been on

Half the Sky: Why You Must Join the Global Movement to Emancipate Women

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – For me and my colleagues, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s new book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide is exhilarating. Already in its 17th printing, Half

A Week to Reflect and Get Involved!

by Katharine Daniels Executive Editor, The WIP – USA – It is one of the greatest joys of my life to see the dream of The WIP coming true this year – a dream for real news stories as they