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July 21, 2016

I ran my marketing company myself. I developed goods which are useful to customers and proposed focusing the sales floor on items that hadn’t gotten much attention despite being wonderful, high-quality items. But by the late 1990s, the Japanese economy was suffering: we were struggling with deflation and wages were dropping, among other things.  As a result, we were only able to sell inexpensive goods as our clients increasingly demanded such products. Read More


July 19, 2016

May's New Cabinet, Olympic Glory and more... Read More


July 13, 2016   /  By Sarah Wentz, Human Rights

In late June the Vital Voices Human Rights team headed to Bogotá—Colombia’s sprawling, high-altitude capital city of about 8 million—for our sixth Justice Institute on Gender-Based Violence. Led by Vital Voices with assistance from the Avon Foundation for Women, the three-day Justice Institute focused on the creation of a holistic and victim-centered response to domestic violence and sexual assault in Bogotá. Read More


July 12, 2016   /  By Laura Fairman, Intern Innovation and Strategic Investments

“Let us pick up our books and our pen…They are our most powerful weapons. One teacher, one book, one pen, can change the world.” Read More


July 07, 2016

Rome's first female mayor, GIRLpower, remembering MP Jo Cox and more... Read More



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