Women & Girls

Stalled by COVID-19, a Women’s Cooperative Turns to Social Media to Build a Booming Agribusiness
 A bicycle courier delivers mango orders harvested and packaged by the Akota Women's Cooperative.

Women & Girls

Stalled by COVID-19, a Women’s Cooperative Turns to Social Media to Build a Booming Agribusiness

With COVID-19 cases rising and the market closed, members of the Akota Women’s Cooperative faced the risk of a huge loss without a market to sell...

Gender-Based Violence Survivor Launches Thriving Poultry Business in Kenya
A Kenyan man and woman stand next to each other, each holding and inspecting a chicken.

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Gender-Based Violence Survivor Launches Thriving Poultry Business in Kenya

After 17 years of domestic abuse, Lilian Ocholla is now committed to building a better future for herself and her children. With the support of...

Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India
A small, brown chicken is held gently between two hands.

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Community Chicken Vaccinator Earns Income, Hatches Hope in India

A community vaccinator is an essential animal healthcare worker who provides low-cost chicken vaccines and deworming treatments to poultry farmers....

Breaking Barriers with the Beauty Business in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala
A Guatemalan woman wearing a traditional top embroidered with flowers stands in the entrance to a salon with her arms folded. She is smiling.

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Breaking Barriers with the Beauty Business in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala

Salon owner Maria Nataly Mendoza Quieju is working hard to challenge the stereotype that women in Guatemala can’t earn their own income. With...

The Women of Bihani Dairy in Nepal Give Back to Community, Adapt to Pandemic Changes
Six nepali women stand in front of a deep green building. They are wearing traditional garments that are vibrantly colored and are smiling at the camera. Between them they hold a large, metal milk can.

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The Women of Bihani Dairy in Nepal Give Back to Community, Adapt to Pandemic Changes

In Kopuwa, Nepal, many women depend on their husbands for income. The women of Bihani Dairy cooperative are joining forces to make sure that they,...

Leah Amongi Zooms Past Obstacles to Help Farmers Thrive, Even During COVID-19 Pandemic
Leah Amongi rides her motorcycle on a smooth dirt road. She is wearing a red face mask, a red shirt and a red and white skirt.

Women & Girls

Leah Amongi Zooms Past Obstacles to Help Farmers Thrive, Even During COVID-19 Pandemic

Join us for International Women's Day (and beyond) as we #LiftAllVoices and share stories of women around the world who are shaping a more equal...

eBay and Uzo Aduba Team Up to Support Women and Girls
Actor Uzo Aduba helps farmer Grace Atusiimirwe water a mango tree seedling in Dwaniro, Uganda.

Women & Girls

eBay and Uzo Aduba Team Up to Support Women and Girls

eBay is partnering with actress Uzo Aduba to provide buyers and sellers multiple ways to support women and girls around the world.

How the Women of Rural Senegal are Fighting Drought, Hunger and Inequality
Girls haul well water to their homes in Linguere, Senegal. Photo by Lacey West.

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How the Women of Rural Senegal are Fighting Drought, Hunger and Inequality

Drought, malnutrition and restrictive gender roles challenge the women of rural Senegal every day. Heifer International is helping them ease their...

Be Inspired by 5 Women Who Are Conquering Inequity and Poverty
A woman in Cambodia holds a rooster

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Be Inspired by 5 Women Who Are Conquering Inequity and Poverty

Celebrate International Women's Day with us by reading the inspiring stories of five women around the world who have overcome incredible odds to...

Emmy Rising
Two girls smile while holding their goat

Women & Girls

Emmy Rising

Hunger held 13-year-old Emmy back in school, but she shot to the top of her class when she started getting a few square meals a day.