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  • Medium August 28, 2019

    “Back to School:” A Very Heavy Lift, for Far Too Many Children

    At what can be a joyous back-to-school moment, replete with snaps of proud parents, beautiful children in new school shoes and gleaming, expectant faces crowding into class pictures, it’s worth reflecting on five threats to children’s right to learn, and on how lucky those of us are who have been free and able to educate our own. Read about the five threats here.

  • Medium August 19, 2019

    Leave No Hate Behind

    In this poignant piece, Dr. Susan Blaustein explores the "epidemic of hate" in our country and its relationship to gun violence. Learn more about how we can rise as a nation against this epidemic. Here are Susan's recommended next steps:

  • Medium June 3, 2019

    Global Reproductive Justice in 2019: Our Very Survival Depends on It

    With America choking off access state by state to reproductive health care for millions of women, it’s hard to think beyond these infringements on our own rights to think about the state of reproductive justice in the rest of the world. Yet, globally, there’s much to celebrate. Read about it here!

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Countdown to Our First WomenStrong Learning Lab Retreat!

Our WomenStrong retreat allows Learning Lab members to share lessons learned, plan future collaboration, and sharpen skills in areas including monitoring and evaluation, fundraising, and communications.

Webinar: 5 Things You Need To Know About Gender

How do gender norms affect educational outcomes for girls - and what does this mean for programs? Watch our 30-minute webinar and read 5 takeaways from the presentation and conversation with WomenStrong's new Learning Lab members.

Provoking a Gender ‘Mindshift’ Among Peru’s Teachers

How do you ensure that Peru’s indigenous women and girls are equal recipients of – and partners in – Peru’s progress? Visionaria Network, one of WomenStrong International’s newest members, is placing its bet on education – not just for girls, not only for Quechua children, but for all secondary students nationwide. Learn more about Visionaria here!

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From organizing a "walking school bus" to supporting and embodying the body positivity movement, women are changing the world every day. Here is what we're reading:

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