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December 20, 2013   /  By Cindy Dyer | Vice President for Human Rights

Vice President for Human Rights Cindy Dyer's op-ed in Women's eNews calls on governments worldwide to implement laws already on the books to end violence against women.  Read More


December 10, 2013   /  By Gigi Scoles, Director, Human Rights

“The child, man or woman that you underpay because he or she is poor, the house girl you recruit to take care of your kids and who soon becomes your cook, washer girl or “mbanya,” is a trafficked person. Trafficking in persons is modern day slavery.” – Beatrice Titanji, National Vice President, Nku’mu Fed Fed. Read More


December 10, 2013   /  By Jana Spacek, Program Coordinator, Global Leadership Network

Today, 50 extraordinary women leaders from 24 countries across the globe arrived for the VVLead Fellowship’s first annual South-South Exchange Program, this year taking place on the picturesque shores of Lake Victoria.  Read More

An interesting reflection one year after the Delhi gang-rape by @IBTimes http://t.co/BgICdUmbv9

09:50 am Dec 23rd via Hootsuite

Women hold 1/5th of parliamentary seats worldwide. Help empower women to lead with the #giftthatgives #womensrights http://t.co/hxYfve58AH

03:02 pm Dec 22nd via Hootsuite

@HillaryClinton explains why having a female president matters http://t.co/wnnZWycXnr

04:05 pm Dec 21st via Hootsuite