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  • Medium May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, Reproductive Justice for All American Women

    This Mother’s Day, it’s time we own up: we do not have reproductive justice in America. Just in time to celebrate all moms, the Center for Disease Control has issued a new study confirming shocking racial disparities in maternal mortality in the United States, with African American women dying in childbirth at 3–4 times the rate of white women. In New York City, Washington, DC, New Jersey, and states resisting Medicaid expansion, the disparity is at least twice that.

  • TV-PIX 11 May 7, 2019

    The Women's eNews 21 Leaders for the 21st Century Gala

    New York's WPIX 11 highlights the "21 Leaders for the 21st Century" awards, given by Women's eNews. Honored to have WomenStrong International founder Dr. Susan Blaustein recognized among so many distinguished champions for women's equality.

  • Medium April 23, 2019

    The World’s Girls Take on Climate Change

    How can adults help support the youth climate action movement this Earth Day? “As the parents, elders, and teachers of these brave young people, we also have the knowledge and power to help them refine their arguments and gather the evidence that will make them effective citizen scientists, as well as climate activists.”

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What We Are Reading in May 2019

From debunking gender stereotypes to fighting abortion restrictions, women are changing the world every day. Here is what we are reading this month.

How Can Women Save the World?

“How do you believe that women can save the world?” We reflect on that question posed by Women’s eNews at their May 6 event, 21 Leaders for the 21st Century, recognizing champions for women’s rights.

The Power of Groups to Help Strong Girls Grow into Strong Women

Strong girls make strong women, and strong women have a greater chance at living healthy, empowered lives, full of opportunity for themselves and their families. “We know that when girls rise, we all rise,” said Kirsten McCullers of the Girl Up campaign. But what makes strong girls?

What We Are Reading in April 2019

From leading a revolution against a dictator to eliminating a tampon tax, women are changing the world every day. Here is what we are reading this month at WomenStrong.

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About WomenStrong International

WomenStrong International is a global community of organizations working with women and girls to end extreme urban poverty. We start and end by listening to urban women and girls, who know best what they need, in order to thrive. WomenStrong finds, funds, nurtures, and shares women-driven solutions that can transform lives. Learn More