What Africa Can Learn From Kenya’s Online Harassment of Female Politicians

We live in a world where 50% of adolescent girls experience online harassment prior to reaching Kenya’s and the most…

Women in Dev Steering Committee Spotlights – Uma Mishra-Newbery

Please tell us a bit about yourself. Sure! So I’ve been working in the Global Development sector for a while…

Gender, Victimhood, And Violence: Depp-Heard Trial Reflections

Debunking myths around domestic and gender-based violence is critical to spreading awareness about what is still a rampant and widely misunderstood issue.

A patchwork of access: abortion across borders

For those of us observing from afar, it’s important we strengthen networks countering these cruel and oppressive rules and embody the practice that abortion has no borders.

¡Párala Ya! – Cómo el liderazgo colectivo está combatiendo el machismo en Colombia

Esta es una historia de éxito en curso, que demuestra el poder de la resistencia y el liderazgo colectivo para lograr un cambio sociopolítico profundo.

¡Párala Ya! – How Community Leadership is Combatting “Machismo” in Colombia

This is an ongoing success story, demonstrating the power of resistance and community leadership for deep-rooted cultural and political change.

Women in Dev 2021 End-of-Year Review

Over the course of 2021, the Women in Dev network has expanded considerably, met various milestones in terms of activity and engagement, and had incredible guest speakers for the multiple event series’ launched.

Why We Surveyed 30,000+ Women During the Pandemic

The lack of data on women – especially those from minority groups or from developing countries – means that decisions affecting the whole of society are based on the experiences and opinions of a select few.

From Afghanistan to Bulgaria: Finding Purpose in Displacement

Life is never easy as a refugee or immigrant. You are always watched and everything you do can impact how welcome you feel – or even your permission to stay.

Reflections from an Activist-Turned-CEO

I believed – and still believe – that systems change is the only sustainable and scalable solution to address deep inequalities present in societies around the world.