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This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

This Man Sued The Government In Ghana To Help Victims Of Domestic Violence, And Won

Now this is what you call keeping government accountable! Lawyer Martin Kpebu has won a major court case in Ghana, by suing his government for failing to take action on […]

Working Women

Meet Eritrean-American Haben Girma – Harvard Law School’s 1st Deaf-Blind Graduate

Meet Eritrean-American Haben Girma – Harvard Law School’s 1st Deaf-Blind Graduate

If you are looking for some inspiration to show you you should never give up on life, meet Harvard Law School graduate and practicing lawyer Haben Girma. She is no […]

Girl on a Mission

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

How Lizzie Velasquez Went From Bullying Victim To Hero In ‘A Brave Heart’ Docu

If you were called the World’s Ugliest Woman on the internet, what would you do? If millions of people saw a nasty video that some Youtube user posted online making […]

Politics

From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

From Child Bride To Local Hero, Woman Becomes Mayor Of Turkish Town

There is nothing like the power of the human spirit to conquer all evil. It is seen in both men and women and truly shines after someone has been through […]

Politics, Working Women

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

The Woman Helping Illiterate Nepalese Girls Find Self-Worth Through Education

Apparently, being born a girl in Nepal is considered to be “worthless”. That was the reality Chuna Devi grew up with all her life. The 47 year old mother of […]

Girl on a Mission

Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Meet The Woman Helping Teen Girls Escape A Life Of Gangs, Rape & Violence

Carlene Firmin is a woman who has dedicated her studies and life to putting an end to the rape of teenage girls by the male peers. The 29 year old […]

Celebrities, Politics

Angelina Jolie To Lead Summit To End The Cover-up Of Rape In Warzones

Angelina Jolie To Lead Summit To End The Cover-up Of Rape In Warzones

Angelina Jolie may be an award-winning actress as her “day job” but her lifetime role goes much deeper and further than what you see on a movie screen. She is […]