TOPIC: WOMEN EMPOWERMENT (47)

She Takes on the World

http://shetakesontheworld.net

She Takes on the World is a top blog for women entrepreneurs, career women, and young women professionals.

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She Takes On The World, Women's Empowerment

Women for Women International

http://www.womenforwomen.org

Women for Women International envisions a world where no one is abused, poor, illiterate or marginalized; where members of communities have full and equal participation in the processes that ensure their health, well-being and economic independence; and where everyone has the freedom to define the scope of their life, their future and strive to achieve their full potential.

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Women For Women, Women Empowerment

Women's World Banking

http://www.swwb.org

The mission of the Women's World Banking global network is to expand the economic assets, participation and power of low-income women and their households by helping them access financial services, knowledge and markets

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Women's World Banking, Micro Finance, Microloan

School Girls Unite

http://www.schoolgirlsunite.org

School Girls Unite began in a small café back in 2004 after a group of 12 year olds and young African women discussed the discrimination felt by girls in many developing countries. We aim to fight this discrimination, and advocate the powers of educating girls. We think education is the starting point to solving almost every other problem, including reducing diseases and ending poverty, and eventually increasing the number of women in leadership positions throughout the world.
School Girls Unite is comprised of chapters in the United States and Mali, Africa. Our incredible sister organization in Mali is called Les Filles Unies pour l’Education. We run a scholarship program in Mali, as well as provide leadership opportunities for youth in the US.

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School Girls Unite, Girls, Women Empowerment, Africa, Education, Mali

Frontier Markets

http://www.frontiermkts.com

Frontier Markets (FM) is a sales, marketing and after-sales service distribution company in Rajasthan. Founded in 2011, Frontier Markets works with local channel partners and field staff to educate, relate, and reach households providing them access to high quality and affordable clean energy solutions. FM creates solar retail points in the last mile and support them with service centers and after-sales. FM works with manufacturers to get the right products to our rural customers. FM creates women entrepreneurs which is the solar saheli campaign; as FMll as working with local rural villagers to build presence of solar in Rajasthan. To date, FM have sold over 103,000 solar solutions and have created 800 retail points and 500 solar sahelis. Frontier Markets’ mission is to provide over 5 million products to 20 million households in India by 2020.

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Frontier Markets, India, Women, Energy, Education

Women's Worldwide Web

http://www.womensworldwideweb.org

Women’s WorldWide Web is an online collaborative platform dedicated to the empowerment of girls and women around the world, through education, microfinance, access to ICTs and networking.

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Women's Worldwide Web, Women Empowerment

EQWIP HUBs

http://eqwiphubs.org

EQWIP HUBs is a new way of approaching long-term sustainable development. It’s a network of 17 youth innovation spaces called ‘EQWIP HUBs,’ where youth – especially women – come together to develop market-relevant skills, build networks, learn from mentors, and access technology. Located in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, they are places where the passions and determination of young people are transformed into the confidence and abilities that will allow them to access employment or entrepreneurship and take control of their own futures.

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EQWIP HUBs, Innovation, Youth

AZIAM Girlz

http://www.aziamgirlz.com

The AZIAM Girlz brand is dedicated to teaching girlz to love who they are, as they are. Using the basics of Yoga to teach positive self- and social- awareness, we have designed dolls, clothing, accessories, bags, yoga products, jewelry, headwear, games, programs and books to make the Yoga experience more colorful for our Goddess in Progress.

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AZIAM Girlz, Doll, Alanna Zabel

Lottie

http://www.lottie.com

Lottie™ is an alternative ‘pro-girl’ doll for children aged 3-8. Lottie is a positive take on childhood – she doesn’t wear make-up, jewellery or high heels and she can stand on her own two feet. She has soft, strokable hair and colourful clothes with high quality, quirky details. Unlike other fashion dolls, Lottie’s body is also properly ‘childlike,' and based upon the proportions of a nine year old girl. Lottie is all about letting children be themselves, not growing up too quickly, and presenting a healthy view on body image.

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Lottie, Doll

Lammily

http://lammily.com

Lammily is the first fashion doll made according to real female body proportions. The idea is to help children - girls and boys alike - develop a positive and realistic body image from an early age. As well as a normal physique, Lammily wears regular, casual clothes - like denim shorts and sneakers, so children can make their dolls look just like the real women in their lives.

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Lammily, Nikolay Lamm, Doll

Ms. Foundation for Women

http://forwomen.org

The Ms. Foundation for Women has led the charge for women's rights for almost 40 years. We were at the frontlines in 1973 and continue to fight for equity and justice today. The Ms. Foundation for Women builds women's collective power to realize a nation of justice for all.

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Ms. Foundation For Women, Rights, Justice, Equality

Women's Empowerment

http://www.womens-empowerment.org

The mission of Women's Empowerment is to educate and empower women who are homeless with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job, maintain a healthy lifestyle, and regain a home for themselves and their children. 

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Women's Empowerment, Women Empowerment

Ladies Learning Code

http://ladieslearningcode.com

We’re a women-run not-for-profit group working to empower everyone to feel comfortable learning beginner-friendly technical skills in a social, collaborative way.

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Women, Computers, Girls, Technology, Workshops, Ladies Learning Code

Makers

http://www.makers.com

MAKERS.com is a dynamic digital platform produced by filmmakers Dyllan McGee, Betsy West, and Peter Kunhardt, developed by AOL, showcasing hundreds of compelling stories from women of today and tomorrow. This historic video initiative features exclusive access to trailblazing women – both known and unknown.

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Makers, Women, Female, Women's Rights, Women's Movement, PBS, AOL, Media, Movie, Documentary, Video

Girls on the Run

http://www.girlsontherunpdx.org/index.html

Girls on the Run of Portland Metro is a life-changing, character development program for 3rd - 5th grade girls in the Portland Metro area. We use exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to provide girls with the confidence they need in those critical pre-teen years. Each ninety-minute lesson combines running and walking games with discussions about various life skills, including healthy eating, leadership, setting goals and cooperation.  

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Girls On The Run, Portland, Self-Esteem, Role Models, Leadership, Oregon