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Women Arise from Stigma

“Women Arise from Stigma” is a campaign originated in Kindu, Democratic Republic of the Congo to help women claim the fullness of their identity in God: beloved and able; fierce and bold; from different places, yet from one tribe. Resources (available in English,...

Equip Women Who Will Equip Other Women

They are inspired. They are brilliant. They are ready. Five women, willing to serve their own communities by sharing knowledge that can improve lives. By their leadership and presence, girls and women will imagine new ways of being in the world – bold and...
Esther – Symbol of “Women Arise”

Esther – Symbol of “Women Arise”

written by Judith Osongo Yanga (français) March is a special month dedicated to women worldwide. The Congolese woman and The United Methodist Church, in particular, are pleased with March 8 each year. The situation of the woman in our country, especially the eastern...

Esther

par Judith Osongo Yanga Le mois de la femme est un mois spécial dédié à la femme dans le monde entier. La femme congolaise en générale et celle de l’église méthodiste en particulier se réjouit de cette journée du 08 mars de chaque année. La situation de la femme dans...

Women Arise in Nigeria

Correspondent Daniel Garba reports on the Northern Nigeria United Methodist Women’s Convention screening of “A Plea to My Father” (shown for the first time in Hausa language). Also see Editor’s note below. “A Plea to My Father” was shown on Saturday,...

The Cost of Love

by guest contributor Chenayi Kumuterera, Zimbabwe There is always need for aid workers to build cultural competencies when they enter another culture. While development efforts must naturally focus on the beneficiaries, development workers should view the communities...

Communication Grants

During this season of giving, Harper Hill Global is providing grants to its team in DRCongo and Uganda who lead communication efforts that help all women arise from the pain and suffering of sexual assault. The grants support: Computer equipment Creative Design Radio...

Can you hear it? Voices which have long been silenced from abuse are now amplified through the use of communications technology. In the United States, #MeToo has broken through a societal fog which normalized bad behavior, and the chance of building a new culture of...

At What Cost?

The last time I saw her alive, Angie shared this story: A new neighbor on the “Next Door” app cautioned everyone about a suspicious looking homeless couple in the Nations neighborhood. Angie said that a response was soon posted from a lady – saying that she and her...