Rio Disappoints on Women’s Rights


Like many, I went to Rio full of expectations. I had been feeding off of the hype for months: This UN conference will be a seminal moment in history! The outcomes from Rio+20 will set the agenda for a new development paradigm reaching beyond 2015! Leaders from around the world will make sure the world is […]

On World AIDS Day, Remember Women


Joyce has 11 children. Mary says this casually, as if it’s commonplace. And in her experience as a midwife in Uganda, it is. For women in her community, contraception is largely out of reach. Employment is scarce, so families make ends meet by selling crops from their small gardens. They cannot afford the prices of […]