Tag: Women's empowerment

Inside the fight to end gender-based violence in Myanmar

Violence against women is a serious problem, but in Myanmar, it is particularly challenging. Troubling gaps remain in providing services and accountability.

She's empowering women in Ethiopia

​Bezawit Getachew has been determined to help women in her country cope with injuries from childbirth ever since she first saw the 2007 documentary A Walk to Be

Making trash useful again

A new eco-brick project in the Dominican Republic prevented over 4,000 pounds of plastic and trash from entering the sea.

How women can end world hunger

Creating solutions for 821 million people suffering from hunger worldwide will take far more than changing food systems. It will require gender equality.

The power of women in the fight against hunger

As more women are empowered to become community health workers, they help an entire generation grow up strong.

A groundbreaking journalist's legacy lives on

The Gwen Ifill Fund for Journalism Excellence continues Gwen’s legacy at WETA.

For these African girls, an alternate rite of passage

Partnering directly with Maasai communities, AmRef developed new ways for young girls to transition into womanhood without FGM.