Across Women's Lives

Newsworthy stories and engagement opportunities focused on the issues facing women and girls around the world. More information is found here.

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'Women aren’t a broom to be left in the corner'

At Haiti's Village la Difference, residents enjoy amenities — and access to factory jobs — that few people in post-earthquake Haiti are able to get. But a group of women in the village are pushing for more better jobs, more self-sufficiency and a larger role for women in society.

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Who is the most powerful woman in your life?

We've been thinking about all the powerful women who provide an example for all of us. Share with everyone who the powerful women in your lives are — and don't be afraid to branch out beyond your mom. Though it's okay to nominate her, too.