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  • Women’s economic empowerment: a bigger picture

    Nov 13, 2016
    Women’s economic empowerment is a very complex story and often the way we tell it obscures a number of crucial ...
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  • Unlikely revolutionaries

    Nov 05, 2016
    On a recent visit to Womankind's partners in Bolivia, our Policy and Programmes Officer Mike Clulow was inspired by the ...
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  • Synergies, solidarity and feminism

    Nov 05, 2016
    It is 2016 and women’s rights are at precarious juncture. Our Head of Policy, Lee Webster, reports back from the ...
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  • Girls empowered through education in Zambia

    Oct 11, 2016
    On Day of the Girl, 17-year-old Medina blogs about her experience meteting the Girls' Leadership Clubs run by our partner ...
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  • Providing a lifeline after violence

    Oct 08, 2016
    AWSAD’s Directoress, Maria Munir, recounts how AWSAD started in Ethiopia, the life-changing outcomes it is helping to achieve, and her ...
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  • No peace until violence against women ends

    Oct 01, 2016
    There cannot be true peace until violence against women ends. Around the world, women cannot not even experience peace in ...
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  • I swam for the women I work for

    Sep 28, 2016
    Womankind employee Rosey explains what inspired her to push on through the Swim Serpentine
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  • You've helped us raise £36,000

    Sep 28, 2016
    To celebrate our two year anniversary (and £36,000) OptiBac let us know how you've helped change lives.
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  • "ZWLA were there to help me take back control of my life"

    Sep 23, 2016
    25 years ago only seven countries out of 173 studied had laws against domestic violence.Today 127 do. But most governments ...
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  • It’s time for a feminist UN, no excuses

    Sep 23, 2016
    As the process to choose a new United Nations Secretary General is nearing its end, the next leader should be ...
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