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What have we missed? Inspire us with insights, examples and stories which go beyond our other missions.

What have we missed? Inspire us with insights, examples and stories which go beyond our other missions.

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I realize that using fashion as a weapon does not remove the need for violence, but if a woman is subjected to that, she needs to know she's got something up her sleeve to defend herself. The photo is a Valentino handbag and it's posted on PurseBlog,

I realize that using fashion as a weapon does not remove the need for violence, but if a woman is subjected to that, she needs to know she's got something up her sleeve to defend herself. The photo is a Valentino handbag and it's posted on PurseBlog,

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India is a diverse country in many terms.  The different communities, their rituals, behavioural conducts etc. offer many insights into the problems which exist elsewhere. Looking at them through a particular lense and trying to go deeper can help us

India is a diverse country in many terms. The different communities, their rituals, behavioural conducts etc. offer many insights into the problems which exist elsewhere. Looking at them through a particular lense and trying to go deeper can help us

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Great public spaces are where celebrations are held, social and economic exchanges take place, friends run into each other, and cultures mix. They are the “front porches” of our public institutions – libraries, field houses, neighborhood schools – wh

Great public spaces are where celebrations are held, social and economic exchanges take place, friends run into each other, and cultures mix. They are the “front porches” of our public institutions – libraries, field houses, neighborhood schools – wh

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Besides from being a physical issue to enable safety for women and empowering them. I think it is just as important to focus on how the society and different cultures, perceive and value women and empower them. 

I think using the media to help cur

Besides from being a physical issue to enable safety for women and empowering them. I think it is just as important to focus on how the society and different cultures, perceive and value women and empower them. I think using the media to help cur

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This is a combination of several things-- a couple articles, a personal story, and some other things I have heard-- which I cobbled together into some semblance of a solution. My ramblings, since I couldn't fit them into the summary section, should b

This is a combination of several things-- a couple articles, a personal story, and some other things I have heard-- which I cobbled together into some semblance of a solution. My ramblings, since I couldn't fit them into the summary section, should b

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I stronly feel that men need to be welcomed into the community vs the enemy, and to be a force of positive change.  It will be a journey, and initially it will start as being the knight in shining armour, which is a great starting point, but needs to

I stronly feel that men need to be welcomed into the community vs the enemy, and to be a force of positive change. It will be a journey, and initially it will start as being the knight in shining armour, which is a great starting point, but needs to

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Whatever solutions are identified, integrating them into the daily lives of women and girls will be a key component of success.  

I was particularly inspired by the Subtle Safety Ring design by RedStart in San Francisco-- it's both a piece of jewe

Whatever solutions are identified, integrating them into the daily lives of women and girls will be a key component of success. I was particularly inspired by the Subtle Safety Ring design by RedStart in San Francisco-- it's both a piece of jewe

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WriteGirl is a nonprofit organization that brings together professional women writers to teenage girls to encourage and inspire girls that they have the ability to have their voices heard by their uniqueness in their writing. This organization is bas

WriteGirl is a nonprofit organization that brings together professional women writers to teenage girls to encourage and inspire girls that they have the ability to have their voices heard by their uniqueness in their writing. This organization is bas

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When partnering up with a Fortune 500 company, usually these companies bring a huge impact to society but also they benefit themselves. This is where we see the social entrepreneurs side of such businesses in where they pursue innovative ideas to com

When partnering up with a Fortune 500 company, usually these companies bring a huge impact to society but also they benefit themselves. This is where we see the social entrepreneurs side of such businesses in where they pursue innovative ideas to com

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In a city of 17 Million people a teenager is able to financially empower women from the slums of New Delhi.  By training women to operate solar powered rickshaws, she is providing a living and a level of social mobility for women is a way that was  p

In a city of 17 Million people a teenager is able to financially empower women from the slums of New Delhi. By training women to operate solar powered rickshaws, she is providing a living and a level of social mobility for women is a way that was p

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Women's security issues aren't just about changing the way women and girls think and behave. It is also about changing the way the men and boys think and behave. They are as much a part of the solution as they are part of the problem. What can we do

Women's security issues aren't just about changing the way women and girls think and behave. It is also about changing the way the men and boys think and behave. They are as much a part of the solution as they are part of the problem. What can we do

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Challenge: Fight the menace of sexual harassment.
 
Idea: Give the reader a feeling that they too are equally responsible for abusing a girl if they don't act towards it. And shock them with the thought that not acting against it, is equivalent to

Challenge: Fight the menace of sexual harassment. Idea: Give the reader a feeling that they too are equally responsible for abusing a girl if they don't act towards it. And shock them with the thought that not acting against it, is equivalent to

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Before researching an issue or a problem, I like to brainstorm a strategy to conduct my research and to later design. This project was a university project my team and I created as part of a medical design scholarship while in New Zealand where there

Before researching an issue or a problem, I like to brainstorm a strategy to conduct my research and to later design. This project was a university project my team and I created as part of a medical design scholarship while in New Zealand where there

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Tupperware Parties - Opportunities for women to become financially secure,  and for them to connect,  within  urban communities worldwide.

Tupperware Parties - Opportunities for women to become financially secure, and for them to connect, within urban communities worldwide.

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Our collected findings in the research phase of the OpenIDEO 2014 brief: Women and safety in low income urban areas. We were particularly interested in the challenges faced by women in low income Indian districts after discovering the groundbreaking

Our collected findings in the research phase of the OpenIDEO 2014 brief: Women and safety in low income urban areas. We were particularly interested in the challenges faced by women in low income Indian districts after discovering the groundbreaking

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