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Global Fund for Women

February 2012



High-Heeled Human Rights Defenders

Wi Mayeo is a community leader: she’s a trusted advocate with policy makers and teaches Thai literacy and computer skills. Wi is also a sex worker. Learn how Wi and a network of sex workers living in Thailand fight for their human rights. Meet Wi »

Sustain the Revolution


Though violence on the streets continues, visionary women of the Middle East and North Africa continue to push for democracy and gender equality. Their challenges and successes are chronicled in our new book, Telling Our Stories. Browse the excerpts »

Making Headlines

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Join us in celebrating the outstanding achievements of Global Fund board members, Mirna Cunningham Kain and Dr. Sakena Yacoobi.

Recognized for her dedication to rural women and indigenous people, Mirna Cunningham Kain was named this year's NGO CSW Woman of Distinction.

Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, founder of long-time Global Fund grantee partner Afghan Institute of Learning, was honored with the German Media Prize for the using education and knowledge to prevent war and terror in Afghanistan.



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