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Gender Equality

Iraq crisis: 3 women’s stories

Hope is in short supply among the 3.3 million Iraqis displaced by conflict since mid-2014 and who face little chance of returning home soon. Here are three women’s stories: a surgeon, a physician, and an art therapist. As survivors of the conflict, each illustrates how women are working to bring hope and healing to displaced children and families.

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Walking with the world’s women

MARCH 1, 2013 — Around the world millions of women and girls lack access to nutrition, education, legal freedom, and healthcare — perpetuating the cycle of poverty. We invite you to pray for the challenges that keep women and girls from reaching their full potential.

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God made me free

FEB. 1, 2013, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Domestic violence, teen pregnancy, and early marriage can derail a girl’s future in the Dominican Republic. But not in Esteban Cuevas’ neighborhood.

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Pride and prejudice

FEB. 1, 2013, SOUTH AFRICA — South Africa’s patriarchal society denies women a voice on issues affecting them most: gender equality, child abuse, rape, and high HIV rates. But now many are standing against the denial and prejudice associated with HIV by learning to live productive lives.