Voices of the Future 2013 begins April 2 – Take Action (Join)

This program has confirmed what I already know. Women need to speak out—or shout out—because we do have so much to say. We just need to give ourselves a chance. Voices of Our Future has allowed me to give myself that chance.” — Noreens, 2012 Voices of Our Future Correspondent, Palestine Call for Applicants Apply before April 2nd for our online training program in citizen journalism and digital empowerment! You only have a few days left before the application begins! Women from all over the … [Read more...]

World Pulse celebrating 4th Annual ‘Voices of Our Future’

World Pulse is just weeks away from launching our fourth annual Voices of Our Future training program program. We are eager to hear everyone's voices! If you haven't already, I encourage you to sign up to participate either as an Applicant or as a Volunteer Listener. What is Voices of Our Future? Voices of Our Future is an online training program in citizen journalism, and digital empowerment for emerging grassroots women leaders. At the end of the application process, thirty applicants … [Read more...]

World Pulse – Celebrate a Woman and the Girl Child

This year's theme for international women's day celebrated annually on the 8th of March is "A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women". Gender Based Violence is an umbrella term for any harm perpetrated against a person' will of which women are the most affected. Every day by day, more and more women and girls face these violation without a punishment to the offender. The promise to end gender based violence is a big fight but with a collective voice of women like … [Read more...]

World Pulse, Launching Voices of Our Future 2013‏

Call for Applicants - Support Your Alumni's Work! Are you a grassroots Woman Leader with something to say? Do you want to bring your voice and solutions to a global audience?   Apply HERE before April 2nd for our online training program in new media, citizen journalism, and empowerment. Thirty women will be selected to receive the skills and knowledge they need to actualize and vocalize their visions for change.   Call for Volunteers Would you like to support the … [Read more...]

You Did It, Congo Peace is on the White House Agenda‏

The Maman Shujaa 'Hero Women' of Congo thank you and everyone who signed their petition calling for a special US presidential envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Your voices have made a difference. As Neema Namadamu toured the US this past fall, heralding a women-led peace movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo, she had a goal in sight: for her message to reach the White House. Thanks to your signatures on her Change.org petition, Neema's dream has become a … [Read more...]

Neema Namadamu, Congolese grassroots women leaders

The Democratic Republic of Congo was recently dubbed 'a never-ending nightmare' by the New York Times, but over 200 Congolese grassroots women leaders---- self-identified as the Maman Shujaa, or 'Hero Women'---- have emerged from the shadows to organize a movement denouncing violence and demanding peace.They have utilized our platform to request a voice in the decisions that affect their lives, and the world is taking notice. As the 20th African Union Summit kicks off this week, with Hero … [Read more...]

“Vocational and Violence Free Girls” seeking support

Women Inspiration Development Center (WIDC) is planning to establish “Vocational and Violence Free Girls” (VVIFREG) in Nigerian Secondary Schools to mark 2013 International Women Day. The rise in domestic and sexual violence cases in Nigeria has laid open the practice of discrimination against female gender as a tradition. Women and girls are vulnerable to violence, discrimination and silence as a result of strong patriarchal traditions, lack of confidence, poor knowledge and … [Read more...]

Jensine Larsen — Give To Unlock Women’s Collective Genius!‏

Genius is awaiting and you can unleash it. Millions of potential Nobel Peace Laureates, Heads of State, young Malalas, and Gandhis are making waves, but their voices are yet to be discovered. Give to World Pulse because unlocking women's potential through the rapid power of technology will lift us all. Donate today and every dollar you give will be doubled. She used to hide the scar on her throat with a scarf----a painful reminder of surviving attempted infanticide as an unwanted girl … [Read more...]

Save our Congo Sisters, ‘we call upon our global sisterhood to Take Action’

"We have had enough. We call upon our global sisterhood to take action. We will not be quiet until REAL Peace is upon us." ----Neema Namadamu, DRC On November 20th M23 rebels seized Goma, a major city in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, reigniting a war that has ravaged the region for 16 years. World Pulse Correspondent Neema Namadamu and our community of 200 Congolese women who call themselves the Mama Shujaa ('Hero Women' in Swahili) are calling on you and women leaders at the White … [Read more...]

World Pulse, Ending Violence Against Women Campaign Update

The Power of Your Stories   "While there is breath in this body I will speak the truth." Aoife | Ireland   It has been two weeks since we announced our Ending Violence Against Women Digital Action Campaign, and we have already received over 240 community submissions from all over the world. From a witness to the horrors of acid violence in Bangladesh, to a South African man determined to redefine masculinity and address the root causes of violence, to a journalist grappling … [Read more...]

WORLD PULSE LIVE 2012 – Meet the Correspondents

September 20 – October 9, 2012   JOIN US in welcoming World Pulse’s award-winning citizen journalists as they inspire audiences across the nation. This fall, three amazing women representing the energy and power of the World Pulse community will come to the US for the first time to lift their voices. These grassroots leaders will reveal how they are using the power of new media and technology to change lives and create solutions on the front lines of today’s most pressing … [Read more...]

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