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Tag: Women's empowerment

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.

Hope rises at this Rwandan bakery

​The Women’s Bakery aims to foster community and inclusion between the refugee and Rwandan communities with the launch of their newest bakery in Gicumbi.

This teen is advocating for girls’ education in Kenya

​Fifteen-year-old Natalie Obiero believes girls everywhere have the right to go to school.

A special support system for female veterans

WWP brings female veterans together through female-only connection events and mental health workshops.

In a Kenyan slum, empowerment comes from education

The grassroots nonprofit SHOFCO knows that educating young women is just the beginning.

What does "like a girl" mean to me?

Joining an all-female soccer camp empowered this young woman both on and off the field.

Turning her hometown into her home

As the daughter of immigrants, Amina had a sense that the power of speech was something that she could use for others, too.

Meet the next generation of Kenyan leaders

These are the people that Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) works with every day.