#Economic Empowerment

  • Article: Sustainable Electric Bikes Are Helping Women Find Economic Empowerment in Rural Zimbabwe

    Sustainable Electric Bikes Are Helping Women Find Economic Empowerment in Rural Zimbabwe

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 27, 2020

    The bikes are saving women hours of walking and chores. Read more

  • Article: What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    What Being on the Frontlines of Fighting for Gender Equality in Iraq Is Like During COVID-19

    By Helen Lock|April 15, 2020

    "Before the lockdown, the lessons were the only time of day many of the women left the house." Read more

  • Article: Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    Why I Quit My Job to Empower Women and Girls Escaping Violence and Slavery Under ISIS

    By Helen Lock|April 2, 2020

    Taban Shoresh fled Iraq as a child refugee, later she returned to help women recover from trauma. Read more

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work on Food Security in Nigeria, and the People I Support

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 1, 2020

    Clara Orji, Mercy Corps' program manager in Nigeria, shares how COVID-19 threatens her work. Read more

  • Article: Women Are Wearing Little Black Dresses This Week to Support Female Economic Empowerment

    Women Are Wearing Little Black Dresses This Week to Support Female Economic Empowerment

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2020

    For poor women, buying professional work clothes is the last thing they should have to worry about. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens Can Earn Tickets to Learn From Africa’s Biggest Bosses at SLAY Festival Johannesburg

    Global Citizens Can Earn Tickets to Learn From Africa’s Biggest Bosses at SLAY Festival Johannesburg

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 27, 2020

    We’ve got 20 pairs of tickets to give away. Read more

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya’s President in ICPD speech

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya’s President in ICPD speech

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: More Women Cabinet Ministers Are Helping Remake Rwandan Policy

    More Women Cabinet Ministers Are Helping Remake Rwandan Policy

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 12, 2019

    “Now that your numbers are increasing in these positions, why don’t you use that?” Read more