Our last feature for Women’s History Month looks at the role women have in growing the global economy. Guess what — it’s an important one.
Author: Anh Ton
It takes a lot of grit and compassion to want to stage a medical intervention in a war-torn country like Myanmar. Community Partners International has been doing it for nearly two decades. Here are a few things they’ve learned along the way.
The focus on reproductive health may not be enough. We need to re-tailor the plan to improve women’s health based on changing demographics and epidemiological pressure points.
Continuing our Women’s History Month features, we talk to IDEX, a nonprofit that works globally to end violence against women. The key is to focus on both the causes and manifestations of violence, while remembering that healing must follow.
1 in 3 women will likely experience some form of violence in her life. Understanding why some men perpetuate violence while others don’t can help bring down those numbers.
READ Global is doing amazing work educating and empowering women in South Asia — and they’ve got the numbers to prove it. 2 out of 3 women with READ Centers in their communities have increased decision making power in their homes. Learn more about how the ‘READ effect’ works.
Chinese legislators have been sitting on a bill that would make charitable giving mandatory for all citizens. Will this be an effective approach to unlocking philanthropy in the country?
For our Women’s History Month series, we took a look at the state of girls’ education around the world. On the upside, women are at excelling at the highest levels of education–but social misconceptions are still stopping many girls from getting there in the first place.
The good news: about 77% of firms in Vietnam reported practicing some form of corporate giving! The not-so-good news: most corporate philanthropy in Vietnam is ad hoc and event-based.
Human trafficking is foremost a moral issue, but its continued existence is also disturbingly supported by market forces. This report from the Indian strategic philanthropy foundation Dasra examines the supply and demand sides of human sex trafficking in India.