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2016 Schedule of Events

2016 Schedule of Events March 8, 2016 International Women’s Day Various Local Events, #IWD2016 #PledgeForParity March 14, 2016 Golf Fore Africa LPGA ProAm Scottsdale, AZ March 16-17, 2016 CSW60 at the United Nations New York, NY March 22, 2016 World Water Day Various Local Events, #worldwaterday April 1-8, 2016 Empower…

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Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon

“A woman who survives AIDS should not be left to die from a treatable or preventable cancer.  And neither should her mother, or her sister, or a friend who does not have AIDS,” said President George W. Bush. “Pink Ribbon Red Ribbon will continue leading coordinated action with partners around…

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Introducing Child Health Now Advocacy Project

We are excited to introduce a new project to our Maternal and Child Health  initiative: Child Health Now – Advocating for Child and Maternal Health. The Child Health Now Project is World Vision’s multi-country, strategic effort to harness the power and influence of advocacy, for the purpose of improving child and…

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The Movement Grows – Welcome World Vision Australia & World Vision Canada

By Kathleen Treat, Founder & President of the Speranza Foundation, Chair of Strong Women Strong World On behalf of Strong Women Strong World, World Vision US and our US partners, I am excited to welcome World Vision Canada and World Vision Australia to our Strong Women Strong World movement. At this…

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CSW59 – “Women’s Rights are Human Rights”

In a world where violence, poverty, hunger, political corruption, terrorism, torture, slavery, abuse and injustice threaten the security and dignity of human life on a daily basis, it’s women who hold the keys to unlocking a better, more decent future for humanity.   That’s why nearly 11,000 people gathered at the…

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CSW59 Recap

The Commission on The Status of Women, CSW59, which took place at United Nations headquarters in New York City, officially concluded on Friday, 20 March.   Attending the 2 week session were representatives of UN member states, NGOs, and advocates from around the world. Strong Women Strong World was pleased to attend along…

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Why Lend Money to Women?

By Johanna Ryan, Operational Effectiveness Director, VisionFund International “What is your vision for 2020?” I asked Claudine. “I want,” she says, “even the poorest in the community to afford motorcycles, and the wealthiest to afford cars.” I was standing in a group of about 20 people, on top of a steep…

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Mali: Potable water improves our health

By Sidy Lamine Bagayoko, World Vision Mali Word Vision Mali staff field visitors are welcomed in Neguèla as heroes, a way for inhabitants to show their gratefulness. Before the intervention of World Vision in the town of Neguèla, villagers faced all kind of hardships just to get just water –…

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Photos from the Strong Women, Strong World luncheon

Last Friday, December 5th, Strong Women, Strong World was pleased to host World Vision’s 10th annual luncheon in New York. View all photos from the event.

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What can HIV teach us about fighting Ebola?

Dale Hanson Bourke, author and former World Vision U.S. Board member, wrote a thought-provoking essay in the Washington Post entitled “Four Things HIV Can Teach Us About Fighting Ebola.” In it she reminds us of the importance of the response of religious leaders in times of crisis, and how to…

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