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December 10, 2014   /  By Alvin Allgood, COO Vital Voices

Our recognition of these men is important to me because violence against women is a human rights issue — not a women's issue.  Read More


December 09, 2014   /  By Suaad Allami, Founder& Director Women for Progress Center, Sadr City

I felt compelled to help women, and I had the tools to do so, with my expertise in law, women’s issues and civil society development. In 2007, I founded Women for Progress in Sadr City.  Read More


December 08, 2014   /  By Elsa Marie D'Silva, Founder Safecity, India

I decided to launch an online platform, Safecity, where women could share their personal experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in public spaces.  Read More

RT @sidwashington: "No matter how high she climbs she is always in the trenches with you"-@AlyseNelson about @MelanneVerveer #sidwlive #sid

10:25 pm Dec 17th via Hootsuite

RT @Chemonics: "Women are not just recipients of aid, but vital agents of change" @MelanneVerveer #SIDWDinner14

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RT @giwps: "The rising of the women is the rising of us all" - @MelanneVerveer at #SIDWDinner14

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