usengageun:

What stops girls from going to school? Meet the Girls Interrupted, from Sierra Leon.

Help girls get a good education and prevent child marriages #CISD #WomensCenter #CAWRI

"We need to empower women. Give women a voice in the decision-making process. Give women a political voice where they can champion, for their own welfare. And, of course, for us. United Nations - organizations, agencies - we need to do our part."

— Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), one of our 20 Women Changing the World. Read here: http://bit.ly/UPI3WU (via au-ironline)

balachbaloch:

Education in Balochistan !

crisisgroup:

The Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking at the International Crisis Group’s annual In Pursuit of Peace Award Dinner, held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on May 7th, 2014. 
See more pictures from the event here.

crisisgroup:

The Hon. Hillary Rodham Clinton speaking at the International Crisis Group’s annual In Pursuit of Peace Award Dinner, held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City on May 7th, 2014. 

See more pictures from the event here.

"One of the most dangerous areas in Central America is located along the border of Guatemala with Honduras. The murder rate is among the highest in the world. The absence of effective law enforcement has allowed wealthy traffickers to become de facto authorities in some areas, dispensing jobs and humanitarian assistance but also intimidating and corrupting local officials."

Corridor of Violence: The Guatemala-Honduras Border (via crisisgroup)