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Tag: Women



Socially Responsible Business

Gender Equity and Corporate Sustainability

By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.

By Marissa Wesely | 8 | Mar. 5, 2015

Human Rights

Grassroots Power

Supplement to the article “Empowering Women at the Grassroots.”
By SSIR Editors | Feb. 18, 2015


Rebuilding Haiti with Microfinance (Video)

Partnership brings greater social impact. This post features a video.

By Reeta Roy | Apr. 20, 2010


Reinforcing Resilience, Rebuilding Haiti

Calling on the resilience and creativity of the Haitian people will speed Haiti’s post-earthquake recovery.

By Reeta Roy | 1 | Apr. 15, 2010

Human Rights

Lessons in Courage

Against all odds, the Afghan Institute of Learning educates women and girls in a war-torn society.
By Suzie Boss | Feb. 24, 2010

A Conscientious Cleaning Service on A Mission

A look at an ad campaign that is empowering immigrant women.

By Loreal Lynch | 5 | Feb. 4, 2010


Strength Through Flexibility

Over the past 17 years, the Forum for African Women Educationalists has delivered high-quality education to millions of girls across 35 African countries.
By Kim Jonker | 1 | Jan. 20, 2010
Turning Oppression
into Opportunity for
Women Worldwide
Sheryl WuDunn &
Nicholas D. Kristof

Human Rights

Women Hold Both Sky and Solutions

Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide by Sheryl WuDunn and Nicholas Kristof
Reviewed By Kavita Nandini Ramdas | 3 | Dec. 30, 2009


Research: Strong Women, Strong Sector

The more empowered a country's women, the more vibrant its nonprofit sector.
By Alana Conner | Nov. 19, 2009

The New Women’s Movement

By Marcia Stepanek | Sep. 24, 2009