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November 18, 2016

As we wrap up the in-person training portion of the VV GROW Fellowship, we are so honored to be able to provide such a life changing experience for women business owners around the globe. As one fellow wrote, “I’m surrounded by women that are a source of inspiration, guidance, love, knowledge, and experience. And what is more amazing is that I can call them my sisters.” Read More


April 25, 2016

In Uganda, the patriarchal society with strong norms still limits young women from reaching their full potential. The formal education system doesn't empower young women to become competitive and relevant in the job market, as 66% of youth in the work force bracket are unemployed.  Read More


April 18, 2016

Women are born multipliers of lives. We are able to multi-task: by focusing on others first while also considering our own needs, we expand impact to our families, communities and beyond, even when we are working with limited resources. Read More


December 08, 2015   /  By Rahel Gettu

"As the Community Mobilization and Networking Adviser in UNAIDS Ethiopia, I promote gender equality and women’s empowerment by working with different actors like religious leaders and communities to raise awareness on GBV and HIV. We recently developed a sermon guide for religious leaders to speak up against any form of violence and stigma."  Read More


November 28, 2015   /  By Clotilda Andiensa

CAGEAD understands that there is no way young girls can receive an education and actively and freely participate in public life when they suffer from gender-based violence.  Read More


October 02, 2015   /  By Malini Patel, Vice President, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Sixty-four VV GROW fellows are preparing to head to Mexico City, Dubai, or Cape Town for a four day business growth training. Read More


September 04, 2015   /  By Laura Thompson, Program Coordinator, Global Programs

VVLead fellows reflect on their most recent peer mentoring exchange in Zambia, "P2P exchange is the first program to specifically equip me with immediate practical knowledge, skills and resources to enhance the work of my organization." Read More


July 30, 2015   /  By Lily Proudman, Vital Voices Global Programs Intern

In honor of World Day against Trafficking in Persons, Vital Voices will feature stories from women in our network who are working to bring an end to trafficking worldwide. Read More


July 30, 2015   /  By Emily Hooker, Senior Program Coordinator, Human Rights

Interview with Agnes Igoye, Senior Immigration Officer and Uganda National Anti-Trafficking Task Force Deputy Coordinator, on efforts to combat trafficking. Read More


July 27, 2015

This year, eight individuals were nominated as Trafficking in Persons (TIP) heroes, and Vital Voices was pleased to join in honoring our partner Moses Binoga as one of the recipients of the award.  Read More



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