On World Pulse, you can hear directly from women speaking out and building solutions to the many issues they face.
“When women are included in a peace process, the agreement is 35% more likely to last at least 15 years.”
-International Peace Institute, 2015
Peace and Security
Women are often on the front-lines of conflict—not just as victims or combatants, but as powerful agents of peace. Hear from women who are ushering in a more peaceful and secure world.
“Women’s networks are the most effective lever for transforming violent cultural norms and ensuring sustained national policies.”
Our community is bravely sharing their personal experiences and ideas for action. They are speaking out on gender-based violence, from cultural attitudes on domestic violence to survivor empowerment and more.
“Every additional year of primary school increases girls' eventual wages by 10-20 percent. It also encourages them to marry later and have fewer children, and leaves them less vulnerable to violence.”
Girls across the world face a myriad of challenges; from gender discrimination to body image to societal and parental pressure. Our community efforts ensure the voices of our future are poised to lead and thrive for all girls.
“Educating women and girls is one of the top ways to stop climate change with the potential to eliminate 120 billion tons of carbon emissions by 2050.”
Women and the Environment
World Pulse women are leading the charge to heal our earth. They are speaking out on the environment, from climate change to environmental degradation to agriculture and more.
“When women reach 30% or more of political leadership it creates a tipping point where policies are more likely to benefit society as a whole.”
Women in Leadership
Our community is empowering themselves and leading change in their communities. Explore their stories and learn how they are speaking out on leadership, from women raising in politics to women leading movements.
“Closing the gender wage gap could increase human capital wealth by more than US$160 trillion — about 2x the value of the global GDP. ”
-World Bank Group, 2018
From microfinance to equal pay to social entrepreneurship and more, women from across the world are speaking out on economic power. Our community is owning their economic power and changing the way wealth and prosperity are defined.
“On average, 58% of men use Internet services, compared to 42% of women.”
-International Telecommunications Union, 2019
Women in Technology
Our community is working to find ways to use tech for good. Women from across the world are speaking out on technology, from women leading the way on new digital tools, to girls learning how to code in schools to bringing more women online.
“Investment in reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health yield at least ten-fold returns in educational attainment, workforce participation, and societal gains. ”
Women in every country of the world face serious health challenges. Across the world our community is speaking out on maternal mortality, HIV/AIDS, mental health, and more. Our members are developing solutions in their communities.
“Evidence shows that when men are deliberately engaged in gender inclusion programs, 96% of organizations see progress — compared to only 30% of organizations where men are not engaged.”
-Boston Consulting Group
Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality
World Pulse — and the men who support us— are rising up to champion gender equality. From across the world we are speaking out in support of men and boys, from gender equality and equity to how men are supporting women's movements.
“Each additional year of secondary schooling = 10 – 20% increase in a girl's potential income.”
-World Bank Group, 2018
Women from across the world are speaking out on educational issues; violence in schools, cultural attitudes, how poverty affects education and more. Hear from World Pulse women who are rising up and fighting for women's right to learning.
“In 29 out of 187 countries, husbands are the legally designated heads of household.”
Human Rights for Women
World Pulse women are rising up and championing the rights of all; speaking out on human rights, from human trafficking to immigration to social change and more.
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“We tackle the hardships many women and girls face during menstruation, especially with those who are internally displaced due to the ongoing conflict.”
SDG #6 Clean Water and Sanitation
Reach 10,000 girls with sustainable menstrual products and awareness with Doreen Bieri from Cameroon.