Winning Projects 2010: Power 2 Women!

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    We are not inferior to anybody

    “We are not inferior to anybody” is an initiative toempower and strengthen young women to take up the fight against female oppression in Pakistan. Up to 40 young women are trained to develop their skills for leading the process of progressive change in communities. The goal is to honour the women and to make them leaders of tomorrow in order to initiate a better society. A 30 day camp for women from different areas is organised in a beautiful and healthy environment. In this residential camp a team consisting of a doctor, an advocate, a psychiatrist, two vocational instructors, one emergency...
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    We are all Laila

    Kolena Laila (We are all Laila) is an online, independent, non-profit initiative to empower women in the Arab world. It aims to motivate females to speak up and express their social frustrations using any language or form of expression they feel comfortable with, while also welcoming men to take part in the conversations. Participation is open to anybody from Egypt and Arab countries who wants to voice and share their experiences freely on the Internet. The title “Laila” was inspired by the name of the heroine of the novel "The Open Door", by Egyptian novelist Latifa El-Zayyat. In the novel,...
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    Women's Forum

    The Women’s Forum is an online network for talented women from Azerbaijan and other countries who express themselves through writing. Among the authors are professional journalists, bloggers, and first-time writers. It publishes articles, interviews, and opinion pieces, covering women’s rights, careers, and family life. The forum also broaches issues that are still taboo in the Caucasus, such as domestic violence, virginity, and homosexuality. The web site runs on the inspiration of women who contribute to it on a regular basis and establish contacts with other women to expand the network. It...
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    Mother Nature

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    Effemine Blog - For making Change