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Sowing the Seeds of Sexual Health in the Philippines

Amina Evangelista Swanepoel and her team at Roots of Health are combating the stigma surrounding sexual health and providing crucial reproductive health services in the Philippines. Their hard work has paid off: teenage pregnancies in Palawan’s capital of Puerto Princesa have decreased by a third.   Rahet Bally Website Amina Evangelista Swanepoel, Executive Director of Roots...

Abating Human Trafficking in India and Across Southeast Asia

Hasina Kharbhih’s organization Impulse NGO Network (INGON) has revolutionized the fight against human trafficking through its globally-recognized Impulse Model that strengthens prevention mechanisms and facilitates a streamlined process of reporting and reintegration of survivors.  Rahet Bally Website Hasina Kharbhih, Chairwoman and Founder of Impulse NGO Network Meghalaya, India

The Crime of Poverty in Egypt

Nawal Mostafa’s organization Children of Female Prisoners Association (CFPA) has not only shed light on the formerly invisible population of female poverty prisoners in Egypt, but has transformed the public perception of these women and their children from criminals to victims of an unjust system. Rahet Bally Website Nawal Mostafa, Founder of Children of Female Prisoners Association  Cairo, Egypt

Shaping a New, Gender-Just Precedent

Viviana Waisman, the founder of Women’s Link Worldwide, is fighting for gender justice around the world by using the law to protect and advance the rights of women and girls.  Rahet Bally Website Viviana Waisman, President and CEO of Women’s Link Worldwide Latin America, Europe, and East Africa
Saskia speaking to a group of incarcerated mothers..

Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Mexico

Saskia Niño de Rivera’s organization Reinserta has changed both policies and mindsets in Mexico to create a better life and future for children and youth in the criminal justice system.  Rahet Bally Website Saskia Niño de Rivera, Co-Founder of Reinserta Mexico City, Mexico
Nani Zulminarni Photo by Ashoka

A Paradigm Shift in Indonesia: Women Taking the Lead

Nani Zulminarni and her team at PEKKA have transformed the sociopolitical system in Indonesia to recognize millions of women-headed households as the leaders of their families, affecting entire forthcoming generations. Rahet Bally Website Nani Zulminarni, Founder of PEKKA Jakarta, Indonesia