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Champions in Action- #ExtraordinaryOrdinaryPeople

Being a global champion has given me the privilege of getting to know amazing women around the world and how they are impacting their own communities. I am awed at the stories of these Champions; how they changed their environment because they could not look away at a social problem. Stepping...
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Freedom of movement and women’s economic empowerment

In many parts of the world, women are unable to move freely. Freedom of movement is not only a human right―emphasized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (article 13)―but is also an economic imperative. When countries impose legal restrictions on women’s ability to move freely, do not...
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Empower Women Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Empower Women team in Cairo continued the celebrations of the first ever International Day of Women and Girls in Science by organizing a workshop about 3D printing and its economic empowerment potentials. Recognizing women and girls’ rights and potentials in Science, Technology, Engineering,...
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2015-2016 Champions in Action: Updates from United Kingdom, United States and Italy

The Empower Women Team is proud the feature the actions of three of our amazing Champions:   Charlene Laidley: Charlene is passionate about the development and empowerment of women. She sees the strategic role of EmpowerWomen.org coupled with grassroots leadership as a major opportunity to...
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Change Is Coming!

Change is coming! We truly appreciate our global community of passionate women and men, whose dedication to women's economic empowerment online and in your own communities is unmatched. Your contributions in the form of stories, shared resources and engaging discussions move and drive us to...
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Empowering Moments in 2015

2015 was a great year for women’s economic empowerment! We have pulled together some empowering moments during the year.  We collaborated with many of you in organizing e-discussions, webinars, Twitter chats and offline events. The iLearn mobile-learning platform was launched in 7 languages, and...
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Empower Women announces 25 winners of Rosetta Stone language licenses

Empower Women is pleased to announce the 25 winners [i] of “ Win a Free Online Language Course of Your Choice ” Contest. We received motivating applications from our members across the globe. Whether a woman entrepreneur, employee or a student – the applicants emphasized the importance of...
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Leaders and organizations from across the globe make commitments to women’s economic empowerment

Photo: Ryan Brown/ UN Women Since 25 September, more than 220 global leaders, and representatives of governments, businesses, civil society organizations as well as individuals have made their commitments to advancing women’s economic empowerment. And the number is growing every day. If you...
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