[Photos] Communal Toilets + New Study About Women, Girls and Sanitation

[Photos] Communal Toilets + New Study About Women, Girls and Sanitation

Yesterday World Toilet Day was recognized to bring global awareness about the millions of people worldwide who do not have access to a toilet. In fact, 40% of the world’s population has to use the bathroom in the open and spends billions of hours searching for a place to relieve themselves. WaterAid, along with the […]

Ugandan Women Craft for Economic Stability

Ugandan Women Craft for Economic Stability

Never underestimate the power of a woman who can earn her own money and provide for her family. This statement is true everywhere in Africa and other parts of the developing world. One trait that is perpetually apparent when you travel abroad and visit areas in need is people want to work; they want to […]

New Initiative Shines Spotlight on Tropical Foot Disease

New Initiative Shines Spotlight on Tropical Foot Disease

I am consistently amazed by how doing simple things can make a lifetime of difference. This is especially true in areas where poverty is rife and endemic and where disease and death are common. For example, by simply sleeping under a bed net, people can severely lessen their chance of getting malaria. Or, by simply […]

World Water Day 2012 – March 22

World Water Day 2012 – March 22

Our partner Water.org will celebrate World Water Day on March 22 along with concerned global citizens of the world who care about access to clean water for everyone on earth. If you would like to get involved, Water.org has a robust list detailing how you can help spread the word about World Water Day. You […]

Watch “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” at Care.org Tonight

Watch “Pray the Devil Back to Hell” at Care.org Tonight

I am always amazed by how powerful and brave women are around the world. I like to think of myself as someone who believes in the power of social good and the influence that collective digital voices of mothers can impart upon society, but I do all of this from the comfort of my home […]

The Plight of Rural Women Discussed at the UN + Tweets from Day 1

The Plight of Rural Women Discussed at the UN + Tweets from Day 1

Over the next few weeks the United Nations Commission of the Status of Women is holding high level talks about rural women. I tweeted during the opening session and general discussion. I have included some of my tweets along with pertinent tweets of others who shared information from Day 1. I have a great interest […]

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