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Human Rights

Activists by Another Name

Reviewed By Alana Conner | Feb. 15, 2012
 
Margaret Hagan SSIR Makmende Community Security Initiative

Technology & Design

Walk With Makmende: Part 2

From the Field Series: A living case study of Makmende, which provides women in Nairobi with coordinated walking groups.

By Margaret Hagan | Jan. 31, 2012
 

Microfinance

Following India’s Microfinance Crisis, A Shift to Male Clients

The 2010 Andhra Pradesh microfinance crisis may cause MFIs to shift away from a majority female client base to a more gender-balanced portfolio.

By Elena Bridgers | 5 | Dec. 16, 2011
 

Technology & Design

Walk With Makmende: Part 1

From the Field Series: A living case study of Makmende, which provides women in Nairobi with coordinated walking groups.

By Clare Corthell Bennett | Nov. 9, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Regina Ridley joined the Stanford Social Innovation Review in 2006 as publishing director.

Civil Society

Afghanistan: Update from Sakena Yacoobi

Afghan Institute of Learning Founder Sakena Yacoobi helps women and children through teacher training and health education.

By Regina Ridley | 1 | Nov. 8, 2011
 

Social Entrepreneurship

A New Business Model for Women in the West Bank

Fidaa El Tunky has created the first grassroots venture capital project for rural women in the whole of the Arab region.


By Iman Bibars | Jun. 13, 2011
 

Health

Mothers of Invention

By Suzie Boss | 1 | May. 18, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Cristi Hegranes is an award-winning journalist and international journalism trainer as well as the founder and Executive Director of Global Press Institute (GPI).

Global Issues

Global Media Needs Social Enterprise

Global leaders should begin to consider a stronger relationship with local social enterprises.

By Cristi Hegranes | May. 6, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Tessie Guillermo is president and CEO of ZeroDivide.

Philanthropy

Tears for Tech

Response to the fact that a majority of surveyed funders devoted 10 percent or less to tech-related grants and activities.

By Tessie Guillermo | 1 | Apr. 7, 2011
 
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Microfinance

Dark Skies After All

A look at several troubling developments in microfinance.

By Timothy Ogden | 2 | Jan. 26, 2011