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Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Illustration of a veiled woman with other women's profiles

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Why We Need More Women Journalists at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World
Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World

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Celebrity Knitter Clara Parkes Talks Yarn, Work-Life Balance and Traveling the World

Odds are, if you're a knitter you know Clara Parkes. The New York Times bestselling author and wool advocate talks yarn, work-life balance and...

Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town
Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town

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Seizing Life By The Handlebars: Meet The First Woman to Ride a Bike in this Small Town

One girl's wheels made waves in this rural Indian village when she pedaled out as the first girl in town to ride a bike.

Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style
Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style

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Women's Empowerment, Westeros-Style

The phrase “women’s empowerment” is thrown around a lot. What does it actually mean? HBO runaway hit Game of Thrones has given us many...

Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert
Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert

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Solar-powered well delves for clean water in the desert

Daily life in the community of Nakara, Senegal, is not easy, and it takes a whole family pitching in to make it. But for thousands of families in...

6 Reminders We All Need to be Better at Empowering Women (and Better People in General)
6 Reminders We All Need to be Better at Empowering Women (and Better People in General)

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6 Reminders We All Need to be Better at Empowering Women (and Better People in General)

How can we positively contribute to the fight for gender equity? Here are a handful of reminders we should all keep in mind, regardless of our...

Heifer Senegal Recognized by President Sall for Work in Small Ruminants
Heifer Senegal Recognized by President Sall for Work in Small Ruminants

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Heifer Senegal Recognized by President Sall for Work in Small Ruminants

Senegal President Macky Sall presented Heifer Senegal with a national award for its work in the small ruminant sector at a ceremony in early...

The Curse of the Kosi
The Curse of the Kosi

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The Curse of the Kosi

Devastating floods brought on by monsoon season make it almost impossible for communities of so-called untouchables to keep their heads above water...

We can't wait for these girls to inherit the world
We can't wait for these girls to inherit the world

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We can't wait for these girls to inherit the world

We are constantly inspired by the women and girls we work with all over the world. Here are just a few of the girls who blew us away with their...

Heifer Provides Emergency Supplies for Quake Victims
Heifer Provides Emergency Supplies for Quake Victims

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Heifer Provides Emergency Supplies for Quake Victims

An update from Rolando Lopez, communications coordinator for Heifer Guatemala.